I Hate Coffee, So I Tried To Become Addicted To It In One Week


So. Much. Caffeine.

Sam drinks like 18 coffees a day. After four years of friendship with the guy, I know not to even LOOK at him until he’s been properly caffeinated.

1) Drink two coffees a day, every day.

2) Try a variety of coffee drinks from different coffee shops.

3) Eat a coffee-flavored snack every day, too.

*NOTE: I am, technically, one to be dramatic.

If you’ve never done it before, ordering coffee is actually pretty confusing. I thought I’d go up to the counter and just say, “I’d like one coffee, please.” But then you get there, and the menu is full of nonsense words like “macchiato” and “flat white” and “Starbucks.”

After a brief moment of panic, I finally settled on a simple black, iced coffee — because it was the only thing on the menu I understood.

I felt nauseous and sweaty. My heart was pounding. My anxiety was through the ROOF. You know that rush of adrenaline you get when you miss a step going down the stairs? I felt like that…for about eight hours straight.

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