Today, I woke up super late. I still felt tired. To be honest, all I wanted to do was call into work and sleep, but I knew I couldn't. So, sadly, I drove myself to Starbucks and ordered plain black coffee, the only coffee I can force myself to drink, and still I am reminded of why I hate coffee so much!

1. It gives me a headache

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i know a lot of people who drink coffee because they have a headache. Even many headache medications contain coffee, but every single time I drink coffee I get the worse migraines! Everyone tells me that this symptom will stop if I keep drinking coffee, but why would i keep drinking something that causes me pain to stop the pain it causes me? Does not make any sense.

2. It makes me shake

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This is the symptom I hate most about coffee! As soon as I drink coffee, I get the worse tremors. It gets to the point where I can't even hold my pencil in class because I'm shaking! And how could you even sit in lecture if your whole body is shaking uncontrollably?!

3. It gives me stomach aches

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I think everyone feels these effects of coffee. We don't even need to go into this...

4. It gives me heart palpitations

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As someone who has anxiety, coffee is basically the death of me. When I first drink coffee, it is always great. I have energy, motivation, and life is good. Give it an hour...and I feel like I am a constant state of anxiety, which induces my anxiety! I find it crazy when people can drink a grande coffee from Starbucks - how do you not die?

5. The crash at the end sucks

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All these symptoms combined end in the dreaded caffeine crash. I get exhausted, the headaches gets worse. The end of the day, I had a horrible day, and now I'm dealing with more symptoms that again can only be corrected by drinking more Coffee. I might as well never drink coffee in the first place.