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The cold literary greybeard with the double chin

“Goethe, I said, felt most inspired to poetry, to the writing of his works in the morning. If he needed a stimulant however, he took that stimulant which in its nature takes least hold of the metabolic system, but only stirs it up via the rhythmic system, namely wine. 212 more words



I enjoy stims.  I’ve taken lots of them,  in all kinds of combinations.  Here’s what I can share based on my experiments:

  • They don’t do much,  but the little they do, they do better if you limit their use.
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Diet And Exercise

Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports

Performance Enhancing Drugs are a big temptation in any athlete’s life. Are performance enhancers as bad as they are made out to be? Melissa Winkller, and author of the Vegetarian Times in New York states, “Sport supplements are at best a waste of time.” Agree or not, the history and facts of performance enhancers will tell you what these drugs can do to your body; the good, the bad and the ugly. 1,271 more words


Exploring the Relationship Between Stimulant Use and Gambling in College Students - Online First - Springer

Both gambling and stimulant use are common and can lead to problems on college campuses with consequences that impact the financial, emotional, academic and physical well-being of students. 112 more words

Journal Of Gambling Studies

Getting off stimulants

In response to today’s Daily Post: Happy Endings

Tell us about something you’ve tried to quit. Did you go cold turkey, or for gradual change? Did it stick? 890 more words

Daily Prompt

Popping pills: Examining the use of 'study drugs' during finals

As college students across the country cram for their finals this week, many will turn to the use of “study drugs” to get through the stresses of exams. 1,274 more words


'Solitary midnight inebriates': Alcohol and the professional man

I’ve been doing a lot of work on lady secret drinkers recently (such as the eau de cologne tipplers I devoted a previous post to), but a question from the audience at a talk I gave a few weeks ago reminded me that, somewhere in my office, was a file of other 19th-century problem drinkers – namely, male professionals. 613 more words

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