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Do You Drink Energy Drinks?

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digibron digibron 8 years
No, I'd rather get a burst of energy from a muesli bar or a piece of fruit! Caffeine doesn't really seem to effect me either, but if I needed some I'd have a cup of tea.
LoveSarah LoveSarah 8 years
I drink a lot of energy drinks and coffee. I am a college student with a full time job though... :)
marie-lee marie-lee 8 years
I buzz after a cup of coffee...I can't cope with large amounts of caffeine.
fiestamama fiestamama 8 years
Does a bloody mary count?
Antioxidant Antioxidant 8 years
Only if it's a freebie. Most of them are so nasty and full of toxic junk.
AMP AMP 8 years
They seem so unnatural. I don't want to be putting all that chemical garbage in my body.
bchicgrl bchicgrl 8 years
I don't think they taste all that great and when I did drink them I would get a stomachache afterwards.
suziryder suziryder 8 years
First off, cupcakegal, GORGEOUS pic!! Okay. No, I don't drink energy drinks. I don't like the way they taste, and I think all that caffeine is dangerous. I especially don't mix alcohol with energy drinks, I think mixing a depressant with caffeine is probably not good for your bod. If I need caffeine, I'll grab a diet Dr. Pepper or some black or green tea... on occasion, a latte. But generally I try to stay away from caffeine all together.
CupcakeGal10 CupcakeGal10 8 years
Ew, God no. If I want a pick me up the closest thing I'll get to an "energy drink" is coffee. I'm pretty sure they'll come out with a study in a few years talking about how Red Bulls give you some kind of weird cancer.
Zulkey Zulkey 8 years
if I'm going to get calories from a beverage it had better get me drunk.
fcseamstress fcseamstress 8 years
I used to drink them pretty frequently, but I was also consuming a lot of caffeine in general back then. Now I'll have one if it's been a long day and I want to party or sometimes on the day after the party as a pre-hike energy spike. Ok, and also on days when I've got dance performances booked all day (but also lots of water!!). But def no more than once a week (if that).
miznic miznic 8 years
I just like the taste of coffee much better. I tried one of those energy drinks and didn't care for the taste of it. Now I kind of associate all those drinks like that.
lilkimbo lilkimbo 8 years
I drink them fairly often. I get as much sleep as I can but I work two jobs, volunteer a lot, and try to work out every day. Sometimes there just aren't enough hours in the day to get in the sleep that I want!
Smacks83 Smacks83 8 years
Heart problems so no, I have to stay away from major stimulants. I used to drink it back when I was a raver (ah, the kandy kid years)but after a while I would get major chest pains and palpitations. So now I steer clear.
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
sometimes when I have had another sleepless night and need a perk me up but I been switching more to coffee lately actually. I still grab a red bull when partying too.
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 8 years
I don't like the taste of them first of all, and most of them also contain a lot of sugar. But more importantly, I am not a fan of anything artificial to wake you up. I avoid caffeine too. I think that if you're tired, you need to sleep more, or exercise. That HAS to be the healthier option.
Ellenora Ellenora 8 years
No, energy drinks contain not just caffeine but an overdose of B vitamins. There's a lot of heart problems associated with long-term use of energy drinks. One of the girls at my high school had a seizure from having too many energy drinks and it was scary! After I had to see that and be helpless (I'm normally the one seizing not the other way around), I swore to never have them. It's too risky.
doogirl doogirl 8 years
I've never had an energy drink, but I don't put caffeine in my body. After I gave it up, I felt so much better and so I won't go near an energy drink!
crazylovevbug crazylovevbug 8 years
waay to much caffeine!
Happsmjc Happsmjc 8 years
Red Bull and Vodkas on the weekends--or cherry bombs--thats it! When I see people chugging red bulls and monsters during the day it makes me sick--or want to drink--haha
cupcake_ cupcake_ 8 years
Never - I don't like them. They are sooo not good for you.
lolococo lolococo 8 years
I used to drink red bull every single day for about a year (along with 1-2 cups of coffee/day). I've completely cut back and now only stick to tea.
Stacey-Cakes Stacey-Cakes 8 years
I drank them constantly in law school...since graduating I have scaled back quite a bit, but still probably have 1 or maybe 2 a week. I actually like the taste of some of them.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Sometimes but I often get chest pains from too much... :(
emalove emalove 8 years
On a very, very, VERY rare occasion, I might have a Red Bull. Otherwise, no...I hate them.
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