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KASTRA Posts: 369
6/6/14 5:10 P

So, water consumption is one of my last major hurdles and it's been a serious bear for me to tackle and incorporate without constant active attention. Various tips and tricks were tried, but here's what finally worked for me; this whole week, I've consumed 64oz of water between 8AM to 5PM in addition to what is consumed through foods, and one more glass of water or tea with dinner/through the evening.

I now keep a 32-oz bottle of water at my desk. I have two monitors, and it stays parked in front of one of them. Whenever I need to look at that monitor and find it blocked by the water bottle, I take a drink and set it in front of the other monitor. Repeat when I need to view something on the other one and find it blocked. I do that until the bottle is empty. At lunch, I refill the water bottle and have some with lunch, then repeat the process until the bottle runs empty again or 5PM hits (if the latter, I chug what remains prior to leaving...usually only a few sips).

Eelpie had other fantastic suggestions, which she may share here.

Wondering if there are more memory prompts and tricks! While I do have water consumption down here at work, I'm still on the lookout for things that will work at home on weekends when I'm not always parked in the same place!

Edited by: KASTRA at: 6/6/2014 (17:12)
Starting: 41.1 BMI and extremely sedentary
Current: 28.0 BMI with strength-training and low-impact cardio
Mini-goal: 29.9 BMI (about 164 lb) - DONE on 8/6/14! I'm no longer obese!
Mini-goal: 5K walk or run
Mini-goal: 24.9 BMI (about 136 lb)
Mini-goal: half-marathon walk or run
GOAL: 23 BMI (about 125 pounds), fit and active
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