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Help! Coffee withdrawal

For some masochistic reason, I've decided to give up coffee for Lent. (All the milk and sugar prob isn't too healthy, plus I shouldn't be so addicted to caffeine at only 21, etc. etc.) Problem is, I'm actually going through withdrawal from the caffeine. I don't want to switch over to soda, because I cut that out of my diet a couple of years ago and really don't want to go back to it. I also don't want to be popping Advil for the next week while I get it out of my system (yes, I drink so much that I get crazy caffeine headaches when I don't get enough coffee -- I'm in bad shape!).

I'm not a huge tea drinker (I just don't like most of them), but I suppose I'm willing to try anything while I wean myself off the caffeine bean. Does anybody have any suggestions -- both tea and non-tea? Or do I just have to suck it up?

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