This story from England could serve as a cautionary tale over here too, if not for the Parrot, certainly for the folks queing up for cuban coffee in the deli across the street.
No Double Half-Caf Venti Low-Fat Mochaccino for this bird, it appears this teenage waitress overdosed on caffeine after drinking 14 shots of espresso.
“I decided to have a double espresso to perk me up,” she said. “It did the trick so I had one after another and they seemed to be working. I felt great – as if I could take on the world.”
Well, yea, we all know how that goes.
By noon she was feeling unwell and crying and laughing uncontrollably in front of bewildered customers.
I think we’ve seen that one too.