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Coffee

Monday, September 23, 2013

I always hated coffee but sometime in the past ten years I got addicted to it. Once I gave it up but then started to drink it again. So when I planned to have surgery last year and the surgeon told me that I would need to avoid caffeine for a while, I eased myself of it. I really don't need it, especially the way that I was drinking it, with lots and lots of Coffee-Mate, which is not good for me at all! So before the surgery I eased myself off it - I didn't want to go cold turkey after the surgery because I was going to have enough to deal with during the healing time.

Now I can probably have caffeine again but I am not sure how my tummy would react to it, so I limit it to a very occasional iced tea (diluted) or chai tea latte (also diluted with milk). I only have the tea once or twice a week. Otherwise I drink decaf. And every once in a blue moon I will get decaf coffee if we are out for breakfast somewhere. That is pretty rare though. I am training myself to put just a tiny bit of skim milk in it (or a little half and half if skim isn't available). I don't like it as much but I am becoming accustomed to it.

So the other day my beloved husband bought us a Keurig! He did it so that I can have a cup of decaf and he can make his too. I thought that was so sweet and thoughtful. I am most appreciative because I would have never made a pot of decaf coffee for just a cup - this is so convenient and easy. He got me some decaf vanilla bean coffee, and some plain decaf. He also got me some Chai tea K-cups. I just love it, and I certainly love my husband for being such a kind and wonderful man.

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PACKERMANN 9/25/2013 12:07PM

    what a sweet, thoughtful hubby you have!
he sounds like a keeper...LOL
hugs,
Pat

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CAKAROO 9/24/2013 6:02AM

    I have a 'mini" keurig - makes 1 cup at a time. We have a big one at work

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JULIA_211 9/24/2013 4:49AM

    I've heard a lot about the Keurig! Your husband is very thoughtful indeed. I am a coffee drinker since I was in my teens, but I only drink lite (half-caffeine) now. I can't even imagine a day without coffee! emoticon

Good for you for not being a coffee addict, and I'm glad that you can now make one cup if you feel like it. Nice little machine! emoticon

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JANTWO 9/24/2013 1:11AM

    We LOVE our Keurig!!!! I drink decaf as well, but hubby likes caffeine in his. The Keurig allows us to make our own individual cups like we like them!!!!!
Way to go for your hubby!!!!

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ALISONCHRISTIAN 9/23/2013 9:34PM

    We just love our Keurig! So convenient when you only want one cup. How sweet of your husband.

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MOMMAPAM1 9/23/2013 9:21PM

    That was really sweet of your husband. I'm addicted to coffee and I'm weaning myself. I am down to just one cup a day. I would love to have a Keurig so I wouldn't have to make a full pot of coffee that's so tempting not waste.

Enjoy your gift!

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