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3/23/14 8:15 A

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I must admit that it is still difficult for me to drink a lot of water. I'm not a soda addict, but I love my juice! Grape, apple, fruit blend, you name it and I'll pick that up before water, or at least I used to. I usually like to drink from a bottle (for some reason it seems like a tasks if I drink from a regular house cup). I try to save the environment a little by using the bottle more than once (refilling through out the day) and recycling when I'm done. One bottle with my meals which is 2 cups at least 3 times a day and one bottle or a half with my snacks.

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3/23/14 7:28 A

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3/22/14 9:30 A

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GOD BLESSINGS TO EVERYONE. MAY GOD BE WITH YOU ALWAYS. HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEK. TAKE CARE.


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3/21/14 8:01 A

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emoticon I drink 1 glass or water bottle at a time

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3/21/14 7:53 A

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3/21/14 4:28 A

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9 GLASSES THAT I DRINK ALL DAY LONG.

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3/20/14 4:17 P

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I carry my water bottle with me everywhere

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3/19/14 6:01 P

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pour it up in the am, spip on it all day.

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3/19/14 4:43 P

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one glass at a time


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3/8/14 3:17 P

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ALL THROUGH THE DAY

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2/16/14 9:35 P

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ALL DAY

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2/16/14 3:12 P

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I have a water bottle that holds a little over 4 cups, so I fill it in the morning and again around two. If it is gone earlier I fill it, but I love water. It is my drink of choice. Of course, living in Colorado where it is so dry really helps.

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2/16/14 6:13 A

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I keep water available at home, work or in my car.

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2/8/14 8:54 P

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WHEN I EAT AND THROUGH THE DAY I JUST LOVE DRINKING WATER

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2/8/14 8:11 P

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Getting water has always been a struggle for me. I just don't care for it. But I agree with SlimmerKiwi. We do not need 8 glasses of water every day. So many of our foods have water, either naturally or added. And using your urine color and level of activity is a better gauge than counting your glasses.

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2/5/14 9:12 A

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ALL THROUGH THE DAY

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2/5/14 12:35 A

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After weighing myself and taking my thyroid medication, I get started on my 8 or more glasses of water by starting with 2 glasses. Then I get ready for work. When I sit down to eat my breakfast, I have another glass of water, this gets me to 3 glasses of water before I even leave the house! When I come home for lunch, I drink two glasses of herbal tea (counts as water), that gets me to 5 glasses of water. When I get home from work for the day (or sometime before 7:30 p.m.) I have two more glasses of water. I am now at 7 glasses of water. When I get ready to go to bed, I take my vitamins with one more glass of water. Voi ci, 8 glasses of water. If I drink wine or beer I will have more water to offset it.

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2/4/14 4:40 P

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8OR MORE A DAY

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2/4/14 2:50 P

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I keep water by my bed and drink some before I get out of bed, Then I keep it with me throughout the day. I drink a little at a time throughout the day.

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ALL THROUGH THE DAY

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1/24/14 8:28 P

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Thank you for the information. I will keep that in mind. I did hear that I didn't need to drink 8 glasses of water a day.

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ALL THROUGH THE DAY BUT IT IS HARD SINCE IT`S COLD

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1/24/14 3:36 A

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In all honesty, you DON'T need to. This is something that came about that wasn't based on science. Other fluids count (it doesn't HAVE to be water) and even foods have a fair bit of fluids. Think fruit and veges; think casseroles and soups; even cheese has fluids.

Rather than being guided by some unscientific rubbish that started many many years ago, be guided by the colour of your urine. Ideally it should be a pale yellow colour. If it is clear, you can cut back if you want. If you live in a hot climate or sweat a lot, then you may need more than if you are in a cooler climate; if you exercise a lot you may need more; and sometimes people on certain medications require more fluid, but again, let the colour of your urine and thirst be your guide, UNLESS your Dr says otherwise. I know people who have been limited to 2 cups of fluid in a day when they have had certain health issues.

The idea of water is more that if you drink lots of soda or fruit juice, you will be loading up on calories and and/or preservatives etc., but with water it is calorie free, and doesn't need preservatives.

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1/24/14 1:59 A

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So I have been trying for a couple months to get 8 glasses of water in a day and it seems really tough. Does anyone have a strategy on how to get all 8 in one day?

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