How My Coffee Consumption Taught Me Self-Control

Glen Binger
4 min readMar 31, 2018

Confession: I’m addicted to coffee.

To the taste, to the cognitive rush it brings — even to the emotional attachment I’ve subconsciously linked to the writing life. I like to think I’m an honest man and I can own up to reality.

I try to rationalize with myself. Everyone has a vice. Everyone has weakness and strength. Everyone has a superpower. A secret…