Life Humor – Coffee Is Not Recreational

You know those people who dawdle at the coffee shop..? Who pick out the change one by one or can’t seem to figure out what planet their on, or take an eon to order a latte? ¬†This seems to sum up the thought that goes through a tried brain, patience be damned…

Colorless Caffeine (= Ultra Bright Smile)

Yep…

Someone (CLR CFF to be precise) has actually taken the stain out of your morning beverage РI can hear your pearly whites glinting in the sun. . .

Why so see-through? ¬†Well, for the above reason first and foremost. ¬†But the drink also boasts a unique taste, minus all the “uglies” (artificial flavors, preservatives, sugar, sweeteners, or stabilizers) – so it’s kind of in the clear on all counts. ¬†It’s also only 4 calories, which is nice if you need any add-ins.

The production method, using high quality Arabica coffee beans and pure water, is apparently completely new and innovative (though how it robs the liquid of its signature earthen hue…? ¬†No idea.)

If you drink your coffee from a straw (yes, I do, as a matter of fact!) and you’ve desperately wanted to ditch the plastic tubing…well, now’s your chance. ¬†Plus, it’s so damn photogenic…

Sold at Whole Foods and Selfridges.

Setting Up The Day

There’s something to be said for having breakfast in the morning. ¬†It doesn’t have to be sitting on your night table and devoured the moment your lids go up…but having a meal in the morning as you get going can set you up for a much better day.

My system is a little quirky – if I wake up early, before my usual (and more natural) time, I have to eat pronto. ¬†Not doing so lands me in a puffy and uncomfortable way – no one can explain it, it just is what it is. ¬†Same thing happens if I wait too long between meals or snacks! Frustrating but…I know it happens, so I’m able to be proactive and head it off! ¬†If I wake up at my usual time, a cup of coffee and a little time before eating¬†works best. ¬†Everyone is different and there is nothing wrong with the way your morning routine is if it works for you!

I don’t vary a ton with my food in general – I could list my staples on one hand. ¬†So breakfast is either eggs and vegetables, or eggs and fruit. ¬†I don’t manage to get bored, remarkably (spices and sometimes even salsa or hot sauce can make a nice change!)

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What I find, though, is that having a decent amount of protein, paired with high fiber and high water content foods sets me up to have more energy for the not just the morning, but the day. ¬†It kicks starts the metabolic burning process, and it often keeps me from devouring everything in sight later (that happens – for sure – when I don’t.) ¬†

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Whatever mix of macronutrients works for you so that you feel your best, have the most energy, and feel satisfied, is what you should do! ¬†That might be toast with peanut butter and some fruit, or a big greek yogurt smoothie… Whatever it is, though, squeeze it in if you can. ¬†Breakfast is hugely important and will give you the support you need internally to start the day right.¬†