12 Photos That Prove Coffee is the Most Important Meal of the Day

Without it, we wouldn't be able to function.

If you've ever asked, "Can it wait until I've had my coffee?" on a Monday morning, then you get the importance of an a.m. jolt. It wakes you up, delivers energy, and enables you to take on the day. Whether your kids are screaming that they need their lunch, or you have a big presentation at the office, these photos from our Instagram account, @WomenIRL, prove that you can't skip that cup of coffee—or else everything around you may crumble.

Without a morning jolt, everything can quickly descend into chaos.

"When you try to make coffee before you've had your coffee." —@tostina #WomenIRL

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Is it Friday yet? #WomenIRL (Photo: @mary_upsiedaisymommy)

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Plus, it helps you remain calm.

"Because coffee is absolutely necessary for teaching long division today." —@mel0432 #WomenIRL

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If you skip it, you might feel a little spacey.

And sometimes, you forget to put a cup of coffee in the machine. #tooearly #womenirl (via @blooeyes79)

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You need it to get through the before-school breakfast rush.

Rise and shine! (via @helloawesomeshop) #womenirl #morningsirl

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If you try to complete tasks before finishing your first cup, they generally won't go well.

Too early for this. (via @everydaymodish) #womenirl

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You might not even be able to speak to people without it.

😴😴😴 #WomenIRL (via @ambmadden)

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And if your children are early risers, then you seriously need caffeine.



 

 

"For realz tho." —@saradearblog #WomenIRL

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You're more devastated over a coffee spill than any other beverage spill (except maybe wine). 

"On the plus side, I ordered a grande this morning instead of my usual venti." —@aprilrueb #womenirl #mondays

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Nothing is worse than when children add something to your mug that isn't cream or sugar.

"Sock coffee. A parent's worst nightmare. 😐" —@megenboyd #WomenIRL

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But once you're finished, you feel like a superhero.

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