Thursday, January 21, 2010

My Current Thoughts on Tea

The other day I posted about how my stomach was irritated so I switched from coffee to tea. I still need to acquire a taste for tea, but I'll let you know what I think of it now. Tea is so wimpy! Yesterday I was had this grumpy edge that tea just didn't touch. Tea just doesn't have the hardiness that coffee does. Sure, I mix hot cocoa in with my coffee for an extra punch, but hot cocoa with tea just won't taste right. LOL! I've always been a (fairly) full of energy person that didn't need caffeine, but I've acquire a taste/desire now. I view it as a winter thing. I've never been a fan of warm drinks, but I like them in the winter. I can feel the child by looking out the window, so a hot drink is very welcoming this time of year. I've dubbed Thursdays as my lazy day. I never seem to have much on tap and often mind myself wanting a nap. Today I just stayed in bed an extra hour. I made my son's lunch last night so I didn't need to get up at all. DH didn't complain. In fact, tomorrow is his first furlough day so he gets to stay in bed while I get the kids up and off to school. Anyway, even though I slept a little longer today I am feeling a little sleepy...so I am having my choco coffee this morning. Hopefully it doesn't irritate my tummy. If it does, I am going to just need to get used to that sissy flavored water drink tea! I hope I didn't offend any tea lovers out there... I promise to keep trying and give tea a fair shake!

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11 comments :

  1. Why don't you try a flavored tea? Or maybe Green tea?

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  3. I used to feel the same way about tea, but finally grew to like it...but could never replace coffee...best wishes on that...here's something I tried, for that same type of tummy issue...before or after any meal, coffee w/ choco included, drink some water with lemon...fresh squeeezed or the crystallized packets...works every time for me...keeps me from getting an upset tpummy...especially before bed.

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  4. Keep trying different types of teas. Some of the British and Indian varieties are tasty and pack a punch.

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  5. Oh my, I feel your pain... I LOVE coffee. It's usually the first zombie-like words out of my mouth in the morning... DH: "Hey honey!" Me: "Coooooooffffeeeeeee."
    I have been substituting soda w/ green tea in hopes to lose some weight (along with working out). I actually had to *convince* my brain that I liked green tea. I actually really DO like it now... but I seriously had to rewire myself to get to this point.
    Have you tried Chai tea? That sh*t will kick your a$$! It's strong, spicy and DELICIOUS. You can add milk to it and have a Chai Tea Latte. It's my favorite type of tea. Good luck!
    PS - They have the coffee from Folgers that's supposed to be mild and better for your tummy. You've probably seen it on the shelf @ the store, but I just wanted to throw that idea out there just in case :)

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  6. Aw, Diana! I hope you feel better... I used to be a huge tea drinker...but, my taste buds are changing or something.. because I don't like it nearly as much as I used to!

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  7. You're too cute, I'm a big coffee drinker too. But I found there are some really good loose leaf teas that smell and taste wonderful. My mom has a tea shop by her and we got browse the 1,000 different flavors.

    If your interested I posted a giveaway on some loose leaf you may like :)

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  8. I am very glad I found your blog, I am following and looking forward to reading more. Try some honey in your tea, that sometimes does the trick for me~

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  9. So glad you found me, and now I've found you! I can relate: I just quit my coffee addiction, yes it was an addiction, and I quit cold turkey! It's been 39 days, I'm very proud to say! lol I do happen to love tea though, so I'm pretty lucky. Try some honey and lemon - and black tea has a nice caffeine kick. Have you tried chai? Just some suggestions...have fun experimenting ~ good luck!

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  10. Funny, I'm just now acquiring a taste for coffee! Folgers in the morning followed by my fave Celestial Seasonings Mint green tea--yum!

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