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I've discovered, in many long years as a night-shift worker, that the thing that gets me feeling the most 'high' is lack of sleep. For a few brief hours (say +2 or 3 after I should have gone to bed) things in my house are just hilarious, and I can't stop laughing at them.
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I find this to be true as well. Its been happening ever since we started doing get togethers on the weekends in Highschool, after a day and night of gaming (video and board) fueled by pizza, sodas, and snacks we would eventually try to catch some sleep on the living room floor, of course one of us was always saying something stupid and the rest laughing uncontrollably. Its an odd (but good) feeling to want nothing more to fall asleep but cant because your laughing so hard.
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I used to be a regular (3-5 times a week) drinker. Never a lot, 3-4 beers or 1-2 mixed drinks max and I never (ok rarely) got outright drunk.

This year I had some stomach issues and had to stop drinking as well as completely cut off the caffeine. My tummy is all better now and I find that I only drink maybe once every two or three weeks now, and then only to be social.

The caffeine, however, is still my week spot. I find that if I allow myself caffeine even one day, then I either have to keep partaking on consecutive days or I find myself tired, cranky and suffering caffeine withdrawal headaches. A truly awful drug and I am trying my darndest to stay away from it completely now.

I say this, but tonight is a gamenight and come midnight, I am likely to lose the battle...sigh.
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casualgod wrote:


The caffeine, however, is still my week spot. I find that if I allow myself caffeine even one day, then I either have to keep partaking on consecutive days or I find myself tired, cranky and suffering caffeine withdrawal headaches. A truly awful drug and I am trying my darndest to stay away from it completely now.

I say this, but tonight is a gamenight and come midnight, I am likely to lose the battle...sigh.


Caffeine and I don't agree either. Same symptoms for me so I avoid it completely.
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Orangemoose wrote:
casualgod wrote:


The caffeine, however, is still my week spot. I find that if I allow myself caffeine even one day, then I either have to keep partaking on consecutive days or I find myself tired, cranky and suffering caffeine withdrawal headaches. A truly awful drug and I am trying my darndest to stay away from it completely now.

I say this, but tonight is a gamenight and come midnight, I am likely to lose the battle...sigh.


Caffeine and I don't agree either. Same symptoms for me so I avoid it completely.


Derailing the thread a bit here, but when my 9 year old daughter was born 6 weeks prematurely, she had sleep apnea shortly after birth and so the doctors gave her caffeine. We were told about it and it was explained to us that the caffeine would stay in her system for up to 30 days. After it wore off, their concern was that she could have the apnea again and die if she wasn't closely monitored, so they would have to keep her in the hopsital for a month.

Naturally, mom and I were crushed and so we saught alternatives, took an infant CPR course, got a heart and breathing monitor for our daughter and after 11 days signed an "against medical advise" waiver and checked her out of the hospital.

So, all this to say that caffeine stays in your system for 30 days...crazy stuff...and it's everywhere in our culture.
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ZeroZilla wrote:
I've discovered, in many long years as a night-shift worker, that the thing that gets me feeling the most 'high' is lack of sleep.


More than acid?
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casualgod wrote:
Orangemoose wrote:
casualgod wrote:


The caffeine, however, is still my week spot. I find that if I allow myself caffeine even one day, then I either have to keep partaking on consecutive days or I find myself tired, cranky and suffering caffeine withdrawal headaches. A truly awful drug and I am trying my darndest to stay away from it completely now.

I say this, but tonight is a gamenight and come midnight, I am likely to lose the battle...sigh.


Caffeine and I don't agree either. Same symptoms for me so I avoid it completely.


Derailing the thread a bit here, but when my 9 year old daughter was born 6 weeks prematurely, she had sleep apnea shortly after birth and so the doctors gave her caffeine. We were told about it and it was explained to us that the caffeine would stay in her system for up to 30 days. After it wore off, their concern was that she could have the apnea again and die if she wasn't closely monitored, so they would have to keep her in the hopsital for a month.

Naturally, mom and I were crushed and so we saught alternatives, took an infant CPR course, got a heart and breathing monitor for our daughter and after 11 days signed an "against medical advise" waiver and checked her out of the hospital.

So, all this to say that caffeine stays in your system for 30 days...crazy stuff...and it's everywhere in our culture.


Hope she doing very well now.
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Orangemoose wrote:
casualgod wrote:
Orangemoose wrote:
casualgod wrote:


The caffeine, however, is still my week spot. I find that if I allow myself caffeine even one day, then I either have to keep partaking on consecutive days or I find myself tired, cranky and suffering caffeine withdrawal headaches. A truly awful drug and I am trying my darndest to stay away from it completely now.

I say this, but tonight is a gamenight and come midnight, I am likely to lose the battle...sigh.


Caffeine and I don't agree either. Same symptoms for me so I avoid it completely.


Derailing the thread a bit here, but when my 9 year old daughter was born 6 weeks prematurely, she had sleep apnea shortly after birth and so the doctors gave her caffeine. We were told about it and it was explained to us that the caffeine would stay in her system for up to 30 days. After it wore off, their concern was that she could have the apnea again and die if she wasn't closely monitored, so they would have to keep her in the hopsital for a month.

Naturally, mom and I were crushed and so we saught alternatives, took an infant CPR course, got a heart and breathing monitor for our daughter and after 11 days signed an "against medical advise" waiver and checked her out of the hospital.

So, all this to say that caffeine stays in your system for 30 days...crazy stuff...and it's everywhere in our culture.


Hope she doing very well now.


Oh, very much so. She had some problems with ear infections from ages 3 to 5 and we had to get tubes put in, twice no less! Other than that, she is a very healthy child.
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ZeroZilla wrote:
I've discovered, in many long years as a night-shift worker, that the thing that gets me feeling the most 'high' is lack of sleep.


Night shift nurses develop a sick sick sense of humor attributed to the erratic sleep patterns.
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Wow, I'm just the opposite - after night shifts, my fuse is about 1 millimeter long and I'm like a ticking time bomb... angry
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ME!

What are you giving out?

Is this the line?!?

(I didn't read anything after...Who needs drugs?)
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It depends on what effect you are looking for from the drug, I find sleep deprivation most closely resembles hallucinogens, for those looking to reduce social inhibitions, enhance their alertness, dull anxiety or pain, or experience a sense of euphoria then sleep deprivation will not be particularly effective.
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one fattie blunt ha ha ha two fattie blunts ha ha ha
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