Why Caffeine is Bad on the Brain

I have written a lot about caffeine.  I have been horribly addicted.  I have tried to find outs, but I’ve always been sucked back in to that artificial high.  My addiction started at age nine when my mother gave me a triple-shot of gross Taster’s Choice instant coffee to help give me that “oomph” to shovel a basketball court-sized driveway after a Nebraska-sized blizzard.  I remember getting that first, tingly, caffeine high — and the elevation it caused in my mind — and I chased repeating that dragon for decades.

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