I like blogging about my goals as I pursue them, even though it doesn’t always go as planned. This year, one of my resolutions was to quit caffeine. I started the year excited by my goal, but have become increasingly ambivalent.
Below are all seven of the posts I’ve written about the experience, from my first in January to my most recent yesterday. I found it interesting to reread them and see how my skepticism has gradually increased over the year.
Why I’m Saying Goodbye to Caffeine
I’ve quit alcohol and tobacco, but can I kick caffeine too?
A Caffeine Withdrawal Timeline
What it was like to go from eight caffeinated drinks a day to zero.
How Quitting Caffeine Has Improved My Life
Is your coffee habit doing more harm than good?
How I Quit Drinking Caffeine
I was a daily coffee and soda drinker, but giving them up was easier than I ever expected.
Should You Quit Caffeine?
How to know when your daily coffee is doing more harm than good.
What It’s Like to Quit Caffeine
Everything I’ve experienced after nine months caffeine-free.