In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Two Right Feet.”

What are the things you need to do within 30 minutes of waking up to ensure your day gets off on the right foot? What happened the last time you didn’t do one of these things?


Apart from visiting the little girls room, I NEED COFFEE! I do not find the need to shower and do hair, makeup etc within 30 mins of getting up………in fact sometimes i’ll pad around in my PJs til lunch time (If given the opportunity), but the sad fact is I am usually rushing around getting ready for work in the first 30 minutes!

But the one constant remaining thing that must be done is a fresh cup of coffee, please do not even attempt to talk to me before I have had at least 1 cup, do not even ask me if I want a coffee, just assume the answer is yes and make one anyway! Strong, White and a little sugar (Sounds like Moth lol).

I can even live without breakfast for an hour or so, I do like to check my email, blog, various social media before I get up, but I can always live without it, but always do it with………..yep you guessed it, a coffee.

I can live without TV, I can live without Radio or Music……….(I’m starting to feel like Dr. Seuss), I can do without green eggs and ham! But I must have my coffee……….I can’t tell you about the last time I did not get a coffee………’s too painful, too ugly and you will need therapy (Just kidding……… almost never happens). I will even drink really bad coffee………..I will complain like hell while drinking it, but I will mostly probably drink most of it. I like instant coffee, peculated coffee, espresso, latte, cappuccino, iced coffee, (not a big fan of Irish coffee all that whiskey destroys the coffee), I will even drink coffee if it’s over 40 degrees C. I would write an ode to coffee, I am sure someone has done one or two……….but I can’t do poems (already established that fact).

Ode to Coffee

O! coffee, where art thou
When I need thee now?
In thy many flavored blends
A hot cup would be godsend.

I cannot keep awake
Without a short coffee-break.
With thy life-giving aroma
Save me from going into a coma.

Java, Colombian or French Roast
Thy every flavour, I will toast.
To the end thy loyal slave
Three cups a day I will always crave.
(source: Ranjit Nair)

I thought this one by Ranjit Nair was quite nice and seemed to some it up well. Now that this post is done…………..I think it’s time to celebrate with another coffee………………yyyyyyyyyyeeeeeessssssssss coffeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

– Julz