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If you had to quit one of these two drugs, which one would you quit, Alcohol or

  1. TycoonSam profile image83
    TycoonSamposted 5 years ago

    If you had to quit one of these two drugs, which one would you quit,  Alcohol or Caffeine?

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  2. hockey8mn profile image74
    hockey8mnposted 5 years ago

    I would quite alcohol.  Where I can function without alcohol, my morning is much harder when I don't have my coffee.  Also, I have a tendency to make an ass of myself when I drink.  It would not only allow me to lose more weight, but not have to spend time explaining to my grandmother (who thinks I am a hysterical when I am drunk) the stupid things I do when drunk.

    1. TycoonSam profile image83
      TycoonSamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Your grandmother sounds like a lot of fun!

    2. hockey8mn profile image74
      hockey8mnposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      My grandmother is something else.  Tried to get her to sing a duet with me ("I Got You Babe") at my cousin's wedding.  She didn't think it was such a great idea haha.

  3. BlissfulWriter profile image75
    BlissfulWriterposted 5 years ago

    I would quit alcohol.  I don't consider a little bit of caffeine to be that bad.

    1. TycoonSam profile image83
      TycoonSamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      All things in moderation as they say...and I have no idea who "They" are.

  4. Rosana Modugno profile image84
    Rosana Modugnoposted 5 years ago

    I know wine is good for you when taken like I take it, in very rare doses.  My grandparents are in their late 90s and still have their red wine with dinner.  Coffee, on the other hand, I can do without.  It stains my teeth, isn't particularly healthy at all because it dehydrates the body, so when I drink coffee, I always have to double up on my water intake.  I've done without coffee many times before and replaced it with teas, so I'm okay without it.  I will keep my vino blanco, thank you very much.

    1. TycoonSam profile image83
      TycoonSamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Cheers Rosana!

  5. cat on a soapbox profile image96
    cat on a soapboxposted 5 years ago

    As much as I enjoy my wine or a good beer, I would give them up before I would let go of my coffee1 Whether hot or iced, coffee is a favorite beverage!

    1. TycoonSam profile image83
      TycoonSamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Decisions decisions....

  6. profile image52
    vashttii1posted 5 years ago

    Alcohol! Caffeine has its pluses and minuses, but alcohol has more negative factors in long term consumptions health wise.

    1. TycoonSam profile image83
      TycoonSamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I respect your opinion but there is a great Hub here talking about the benefits of drinking wine and beer in moderation.

  7. Sherry Hewins profile image97
    Sherry Hewinsposted 5 years ago

    I have no problem at all going without alcohol, but I find it very hard to go even one day without coffee.

    1. TycoonSam profile image83
      TycoonSamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I know what you mean....

  8. freecampingaussie profile image64
    freecampingaussieposted 5 years ago

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    At this point in time coffee as I also enjoy a cup of tea in the morning . I would miss having a glass of Chardonay with my meals or on a picnic /special occasionor a cold rum & coke with ice & lemon  .
    Coffee is just one drink but alcohol covers a whole range to miss out on.

    1. TycoonSam profile image83
      TycoonSamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      It certainly does.  I stopped drinking coffee for a while and switched to tea but find myself drinking coffee on occasion.  Wine on the other hand is a staple in my house.  Cheers!

  9. fpherj48 profile image78
    fpherj48posted 5 years ago

    Tycoon sam.....this is a no-brainer and you know it.  The only sane and rational answer should be alcohol....which I don't drink anyway. ZERO!    I would never give up my coffee....for any reason I can think of.
    Alcohol is very unhealthy (when done to extreme)...causes sickness, death (DWI), divorce, domestic violence, diseased livers, premature aging, numbs the senses, dulls the brain, birth defects and in general doesn't improve one's popularity or appearance.... Drunks just look, talk and act stupid.....mean, obnoxious and uncoordinated.
    Not a single one of these lovely things can be attributed to caffeine!

    1. TycoonSam profile image83
      TycoonSamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Great answer and You know what you like although I did read a hub on the benefits of drinking Wine and Beer...in moderation of course.

    2. fpherj48 profile image78
      fpherj48posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      alcohol (including wine and beer) is a drug....a depressant......so, I suppose, if you want to be only "moderately" depressed, it's an individual choice.....

  10. ivanmarginal profile image60
    ivanmarginalposted 5 years ago

    I would quit alcohol. I found nothing to do with alcohol. I'm addicted to caffeine, and quitting it is just out of the question.

    1. TycoonSam profile image83
      TycoonSamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I quit coffee a few times a year.  The first week is the hardest because of the headaches.  After that it's not so bad.

  11. angel4967 profile image59
    angel4967posted 5 years ago

    I drink very little of both but if I had to totally give up one it would be alcohol.  Most of my college years are a haze because of alcohol and I'd have no problem if it never touched my lips again.

    1. TycoonSam profile image83
      TycoonSamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Ahh...I do remember the "Haze"....Fun times...I think?

    2. angel4967 profile image59
      angel4967posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Oh yeah, totally fun, but still a blur, lol.

  12. Monique Graham profile image61
    Monique Grahamposted 5 years ago

    I’d have to say alcohol.  I could actually take it or leave it.  I’ve noticed as I’ve gotten older I don’t really drink much anyway.

    As for the coffee, I’d hate to have to give it up.  Not only do I like it, but being asthmatic caffeine acts as a bronchial dilator if I feel tightness coming on.

    1. TycoonSam profile image83
      TycoonSamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Excellent point on the bronchial dilator.  Sometimes if I'm out and about and I have an allergic reaction to the weather or cats and I don't carry allergy medication with me, I will opt for a cup of coffee too help my breathing.

  13. cathyaddams567 profile image58
    cathyaddams567posted 5 years ago

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