Tag: Caffeine

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Heaving breathing, flashing lights

So I had my sleep-deprived EEG this morning. I fell asleep after about 1am (after staying awake by catching up on the massive backlog of comics I haven't read) and my alarm went off at 5:30am. Groan. I freely admit it was tough to get myself out of bed. Harder still to avoid the coffee ...

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Mission impossible

  I'm going into hospital for a sleep-deprived EEG test tomorrow morning. I've had a few EEGs on my long journey through the world of epilepsy, including being monitored all night while I slept.   Tomorrow, I need to go in having had about half the sleep I normally get. Oh. The letter I received ...

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Coffee goes in here

My lovely, lovely new coffee machine arrived while I was away on business this week. The very frugal Mr. @FrankDJS spotted an online bargain last week which, with various combinations of online vouchers, meant this little beauty cost about £30. Hard to argue with that, right? A Nespresso machine has filled my being with a ...

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A week without coffee…

After coaching many, many people to try and adopt slightly healthier lifestyles over the last couple of years, I decided to take some of my own advice. Late last week, I stopped drinking coffee and moved over to either green or black tea. The results were immediate: headaches. But I persevered. After last weekend, I ...

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Still awake…

Through a combination of late (and heavy) dinner, too much diet coke and taking headcold medication that contains caffeine (idiot...always read the label), I'm sitting here bright eyed and wide awake. Which is unusual for me this late on a Friday night / Saturday morning. I obviously require adult supervision. So I've put all this ...