This now concludes my "no caffeine" experiment
The GOOD- Elimination of feelings of impeding doom. No panicky feelings that I am going to be suffocated to death on a crowded NYC subway.
The BAD- Foggy head in the morning and took me much longer to get things done.
The MEH- Equally as alert in the late afternoon and evenings with or without my morning coffee.
I realized yesterday I've been drinking "caffe` e latte" off and on since I was 5 years old, why stop now unless I have to? However, I will still limit intake to one capp. a day to (try to) prevent a racing heart and the associated unwarranted feelings of dread.