Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Do you ever feel like you are going to float away?

Posted by CheapRunnerMichelle

It's no secret that I am NOT a water (drinking) lover. I just don't like regular 'ol plain water...this isn't something new...I have never actually cared for it. But a few weeks ago, I started cutting out artificial sweeteners (aka aspartame)...so that means no more Crystal Light (aka the only way I was drinking water). It certainly has not been easy for me, and sometimes I need to just close my eyes and chug away.

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In addition to starting to drink water I am also challenging myself to drink a min of 100oz a day...so I literally have a water bottle in my hand all the time these days...lol

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In reading up on how important water is I came across some interesting info...like the difference between bottled water and tap water

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Studies show...

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Times we need to make sure we are keeping ourselves hydrated

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If we don't get enough, how it can effect us

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So I guess I'll keep plugging away and tracking my water intake...if in the end it's going to help me be a healthier version of myself!

#truestory

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Do you "like" water?

What's your favourite drink?
...shocker I know...dt.coke

3 comments:

  1. Kerry @cookcleanrundreamDecember 9, 2014 at 11:26 AM

    I liked the comparison between bottled and tap water. I drink tap water at home pretty much 99% of the time. I think all the time it tastes okay I'm totally fine with it. I also read somewhere that whenever you get water out of a soda machine (i.e. gas station, Target cafe, etc) that it's guaranteed to be filtered? So I actually rarely buy bottled water. I do like to drink water. But here's the trick in my opinion. Get used to drinking water without ice! I know .. oh .. the horror. However, once you're used to it you can drink water much more quickly and get your ounces in. Good luck!

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  2. michelle, it's been about four years now since i kicked my 'one coke per day' habit and went exclusively to water as my go-to drink for the entire day ... and i've never looked back! mostly it was because i'm too cheap to go back to forking out for a whole case of pop, but i've never felt better!

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  3. I actually LOVE water!! I drink ice water all day long (in a bubba keg) and it is tap water 99% of the time.
    If the water is not ice cold then I don't enjoy it.

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