Ok, not really. But I will continue boring you with my progress on my List.
One might recall numbers 14 and 42. (ok, I'll give you a hint: give up Diet Coke and give up one big thing for Lent). Well, due to my slow progress on the List, I'm combining the two, and taking it one step further. I'm giving up ALL caffeinated beverages for Lent, with the intention of breaking my addiction. I wanted to be sure I gave up something that would really take some thought and struggle - and this fits the bill, even though it sounds kind of superficial.
This is going to be hard.
I drink my morning coffee, and the occasional DCs on the weekend or at restaurants. Over the past few years, I've replaced my daily sodas with coffee, which is probably a better choice - mostly because I make it at home and don't add a bunch of stuff to it.
However - a few weekends ago, I really saw how bad this was. We headed off to church in somewhat of a hurry, and I didn't have the chance to make coffee. Thirty minutes into the service - I had a migraine - like, my head is in a vice and it might possibly break in half or at least crack and omg that would not be a pretty sight in public.
Caffeine has become a crutch - and my body literally has withdrawls if I miss it. I don't want to be chained to a chemical like this. Mostly because I'm lazy and don't want to always have to brew. I want the occasional coffee to actually be a pick-me-up when I really need it - not just a daily requirement.
SO - I'm going cold turkey. It's sad to say - but I am starting early - this weekend - since I know I will spend a few days with