You might hear repeated requests from your loved ones to stop drinking so much coffee. You’re told that you need to cut down so you can get a good night’s rest. In response, you have plenty of excuses ready at hand to rationalize the hell out of your addiction – including a binder full of research filled with the reported benefits of caffeine consumption.
A true coffee-lover doesn’t look at the time to get his/her coffee fix. Even in the evenings, you will get a random desire to get caffeinated.
From the first sip you’ve known, coffee was really all you’d ever needed. It’s the push you’d needed to be a better, less grumpy, but stinkier breathed version of yourself.
The coffee is always on point at this place. You know the Barista. They know your order.
It can take months or years to ween off of the sugar and creamer. Yet when you do finally get to this stage, taste is no longer of much importance — at least not as much as obtaining coffee.
Coffee will take from me money I could’ve used for ‘more important things’ like meals, and I’ll helplessly feed into this cycle because, it’s a price (quite literally) that I’m willing to pay.