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maid08maid08 PioneeringPosts: 307Member, Member - under moderation Pioneering
i hate coffee and you do not cater for tea drinkers come on now who can afford decent cofffee on benifits

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  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Disability Gamechanger Posts: 5,246Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    I hate tea it gives me serious wind :/
    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • maid08maid08 Pioneering Posts: 307Member, Member - under moderation Pioneering
    I hate tea it gives me serious wind :/
    CR
    brooke bond  is fab coffee makes me ill

  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Disability Gamechanger Posts: 5,246Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    I did try that cat **** coffee once, not nice. cannot drink costas  best for me is nescafe instant
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • maid08maid08 Pioneering Posts: 307Member, Member - under moderation Pioneering
    I did try that cat **** coffee once, not nice. cannot drink costas  best for me is nescafe instant
    god knows why coffee makes me ill but chocolate makes me dizzy   maybe i drink to much tea  i do go on a day of just water every week   but i miss my cuppa 
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Disability Gamechanger Posts: 5,246Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    When I was a gas service engineer I was always offer tea
    the results were often embarassing

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • maid08maid08 Pioneering Posts: 307Member, Member - under moderation Pioneering
    edited February 2018
    When I was a gas service engineer I was always offer tea
    the results were often embarassing

    CR
    much the same as mechanic mobile ??offered coffee no thanks never got tea either

  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Disability Gamechanger Posts: 5,246Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    I hear you bro
    was a mechanic and bodywork man before retrain

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
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  • thespicemanthespiceman Disability Gamechanger Posts: 4,770Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hello every body what about people like me.  Caffeine intolerant.  Drop that into a conversation .  You should see the looks on faces.

    You can't drink tea or coffee.  Why?  Caffeine sets off anxiety condition.  One cup no harm well no I replied once I had one then another and so on.

    Understand me stopped a few in there tracks, well that might stop my anxiety problems.  As I explained caffeine in chocolate, tea. cola.

    Last time got stomach pains when I had ten cups of tea.  In hospital and had sweats, shakes.  Caffeine addictive stuff, sorry.

    Take care 
  • wilkowilko Disability Gamechanger Posts: 1,820Member Disability Gamechanger
    edited March 2018
    My wife lives on tea, so after walking the dog on the scooter its home for a freshly made coffee no instance coffee, or a latte in our local Bosswells when out shopping. As for you CR being a service engineer must have been a problem how to say no thanks or can I use your toilet. 
  • janejrjanejr Pioneering Posts: 125Member Pioneering
    I love a coffee with a bit of coffee mate in. If I drink to much though I get palpetations so then have tea. Then I drink way to much of both. Is it bad for you ?
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  • thespicemanthespiceman Disability Gamechanger Posts: 4,770Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @janejr   How are you ? I stopped taking coffee and tea because of the amount of caffeine in it.   Effecting my mental state.

    Caffeine is a stimulant found in Chocolate and Cola.  In small amounts it is good for some people . Can improve mental performance and heightens your senses.  Makes you feel alert.

     Can do a lot of harm if taken in large amounts.   There is a lot of medical research involved in the field of how caffeine effects the body.

    Personally speaking this was me and I have said this how it effected me.

    Because I was anxious and my anxiety becoming much more prevalent.  I wondered why.  Understand this I thought it was all down to alcohol withdrawal because I was replacing alcohol with coffee and tea as a substitute.

    I was drinking as well plus the caffeine in my body increasing.  Getting through six to seven may be more cups of coffee.  Some times tea as well.  Had them both.

    Usually with meals tea and I was experiencing extreme stomach pains and lots of really bad related symptoms.

    Put this down to diet also experiencing massive headaches and lot of insomnia.  The body changes of not having alcohol or drugs as well.

    Some thing was wrong I knew that there was.  Ended up in hospital thought I was having a heart attack, so went in.  Thinking this was the alcohol and the drug withdrawal.  Having tremors' and palpitations' plus sweating.

    Found out my mental health was related to my coffee addiction.  Not only that but they did say it is common for people with addictions to find something to replace the alcohol with.  So I stopped.  Guess what I had to be weaned off caffeine because you stop suddenly can cause migraines, plus other symptoms.  After a year or so did this.  Mind you I had a bad horrible time with a sore head.  Huge mood swings plus really tired.

    Understand me my friend it worth finding out.  Since then I only too aware of caffeine and the effects it can have on my mental state.

    Good sensible idea I have done last few years .  Do a food diary put down any foods that effect me mentally good and bad.  Effect me physically good and physically bad.

    Then I know what is helping me to lead an improved healthy life if I can.

    We all have bad days often due to how we are.  Feeling emotionally and we all understand every body is different.

    Take care

    The one and only Spiceman


     
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  • janejrjanejr Pioneering Posts: 125Member Pioneering
    I have an addictive nature it's all or nothing with me. Hi @ thespiceman I think to much coffee makes me anxious and then I get the flutters in my chest so I think your right. Definitely my mood makes my body worse
  • thespicemanthespiceman Disability Gamechanger Posts: 4,770Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @janejr   Only being caring and full of concern for you and the rest of the community.

    Probably lot of my addiction being me that I need to reach out and touch as they say.  Sorry that from a Diana Ross song just got that on now.  Seems any thing sets me off trigger wise.  Mentally  

    With out any caffeine 
  • debbiedo49debbiedo49 Disability Gamechanger Posts: 2,873Member Disability Gamechanger
    Tea addict


    I am a fibrowarrior!
  • susan48susan48 Disability Gamechanger Posts: 2,193Member Disability Gamechanger
    Tea for me except, McDonald’s lattes are great
  • WaylayWaylay Pioneering Posts: 875Member Pioneering
    My anxiety is insane right now, so I've cut my coffee consumption in half by using half caffeinated and half decaf. Easy for me, though, as I like instant (I know, I'm a weirdo). @thespiceman, my partner is caffeine intolerant, so in the mornings he has a cup of ginseng tea. Says it gives him a kickstart, but doesn't cause any of the unpleasant side effects. You probably want to check whether it interacts with any meds first.
  • debbiedo49debbiedo49 Disability Gamechanger Posts: 2,873Member Disability Gamechanger
    Why is this called unfair?


    I am a fibrowarrior!
  • fishingmumfishingmum Pioneering Posts: 562Member Pioneering
    I drink both but no caffeine after about 4pm as it would keep me awake all night. I tried a red bull once years ago, omg everyone thought I was on drugs I was bouncing about for a couple of hours. @thespiceman dandelion root coffee has no caffeine in it either or nettle tea, both of which you can gather yourself
    life is too short to let others make you miserable.
  • Sam_ScopeSam_Scope Scope community team Posts: 7,647Administrator Scope community team
    Why is this called unfair?
    I think it was a joke because we called our hang out category the coffee lounge :)
    Scope
    Senior online community officer
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