Ladies, when was the last time you climbed a tree? If you’re anything like me, it was probably on a Girl Scout camping trip in the fourth grade. And you’ve probably never thought about doing it since. Until now.
I’ll let you guys in on a little secret: I regularly convince myself that I am totally capable of doing things that I don’t actually know how to do. Sometimes it’s great for conquering fears and pushing my own limits, but other times it sets me up for complete and total failure. Belly dancing, I learned, falls squarely into the second category.
Almost two months ago, I decided to quit caffeine. To some, this might not seem like a big deal. But for all my jittery, six-cups-a-day friends out there, the idea of giving up that Venti double-shot cup of joy is about as pleasant as we are at 7 a.m.
I won’t lie, it wasn’t easy. Caffeine addiction is legit, and the withdrawal symptoms—including exhaustion, headaches, and the vague desire to yell at everyone who looked at me funny—caused me to cave in more than once.
But I am happy to announce that I am officially caffeine-free, and the results have been amazing.
Here are five awesome things that happened when I kicked my coffee habit:
Hey, Full House fans. In case you were wondering what ever happened to the all-grown-up D.J. Tanner (c’mon, you know you were), it turns out she’s been lifting some serious weights.
The former Full House star, Candace Cameron Bure, recently dished to the website Chatelaine about all things fitness, including her workout routine and mud races: