Too much of a good thing…?

by Mama Chocolate on August 16, 2010

During pregnancy, I become super-sensitive to caffeine. A full cup of regular coffee makes me jittery and scatter-brained and feeling kinda ill all day. No fun. Especially since I am a coffee lover. Not ’cause I need it. ‘Cause I love it.
Know what else I love? Dark chocolate.
Apparently, in my current state, dark chocolate contains too much caffeine also! NOOOooooo!
I ate about 1/3 of this bar (which, by the way, is AWESOME!) the other afternoon, and then hardly got a wink of sleep all night.

A couple days later, I ate some more…and didn’t sleep again.
I finished it off the next day…and didn’t sleep.
I think I finally put two and two together…
So here we have two options:
a.) Eat chocolate -> Don’t sleep
b.) Don’t eat chocolate -> Do sleep
Unfortunately, I must choose option B.
Alas. Alack.
Sweet chocolate…fare thee well! We’ll have a reunion in about 3 months.

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Lori@ Paisley Passions August 16, 2010 at 7:51 pm

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Melissa + Tiffany @ Home Grown Families August 17, 2010 at 1:15 pm

UUUMMM, the other option is have the chocolate for breakfast! Then you have all day to come down….
THanks for linking! We are following you now


Amanda Evans August 17, 2010 at 3:37 pm

I know just what I'll bring down when we come to visit you after your little munch makes his (or her) appearance!


kewkew August 18, 2010 at 9:18 pm

I know the feeling. That is how my body always reacts to caffeine which really stinks.
Guess your body is just telling you the baby doesn't really need it either? Just a thought. Here's hoping you can make do with out.


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