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7/16/08 9:03 P

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emoticon I always wanted my water with ice cubes and a slice of lemon. I could only sip on that. Then one day I discovered if I just drew tap water I could down an 8 oz. glass all at once. Now I have found that most of the time I can drink two glasses easily just as it comes from tap. Makes drinking 8 a day much easier. Also enjoy Sparkling Water (flavored) occasionally. I get it at Wal-Mart and do like it chilled. emoticon


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I have worked up to 4 or 5 glasses of water a day, but don't know if I could ever get to 8. Then again, I never thought I would drink 4 or 5 glasses a day, either...

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I always get my 8 glasses in. Sometimes I put lemon juice and one packet of splenda....It makes me drink it faster and on to the next glass.

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When I started the program getting me to drink water it was a real problem as I don't really like water... Things have gotten so much better since I got a water bottle. I take it to work and have 1 or 2 bottles there and then have 1 at home frequently = it's a 24 ounce bottle and then I have milk at breakfast so I am staying hydrated. Really think this has made a difference in at losing SOME weight as opposed to some of my other weight loss attempts.


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8 so far, one first thing this morning, and the days not over yet!

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that's awesome - I don't know what my streak is, I'm still entering in all my data from being gone for 2 weeks, but CONGRATS on the 50 days!! ^..^

WOOHOO

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emoticon I'm proud to have a run of about 50 straight days of getting in those 8 glasses. emoticon

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well, yesterday i only got 4 down - i was drinking lots of coffee

Today I'm already on #6 and still have a good much of the day left to go ^..^

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Well, so far today I've pollished of 9 and I'm sipping 10 ^..^

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Congratulations to all you water streakers! Keep up the good work.

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I'm doing better at this and am tracking it as a streak.

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Been away for the bank holiday weekend, drunk 10 glasses of water yesterday.

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I also use a 1 Liter Nalgene bottle and drink at least two of them during the day. I have all but cut out regular soda all together and maybe have coffee twice a week. I feel better when I get all my water for the day. living in the desert of AZ its easy to get dehydrated...
Have a great weekend everyone!!

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I drink 10 - 12 cups a day. Sometimes flavoured and sometimes not. I do not drink coffee and I have 1 cup of tea in the a.m.

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4/30/08 3:00 P

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Hi All www.mayoclinic.com/health/water/NU00283

The above site tells you all about your daily requirements, from water itself, fruit and other foods that on average give you 20% of your daily allowance. Other fluids (not alcholic) are also included, such as tea, juices etc.

Just look at your urine and if it is a pale yellow then you are hydrated enough.

I manage to drink about 1 litre of water a day, the rest comes from other drinks and the food that I eat.

Hope this helps!



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I have been getting my 8 glasses a day. Some days it is harder than others, but have been doing good lately.


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I got 10 in today. My goal by the end of May is 13. This is a big thing for me because I rarely drank any water. Oh btw I read somewhere and now I can't find it. That the more calories you burn that you need more water. So if we are doing cardio, etc. We need more than 8 to not get dehydrated.

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I have gotten all 8 in for 3 days in a row now :) I bought a large water jug at wall mart & I always have it filled up, it's about 1 & 1/2 of the size of a ww water mug. I drink a glass of water as soon as I wake up, before my coffee or breakfast, then during the day carry around my water jug....I am lucky enough to be at home with my kids so it doesn't really matter if I "live in the restroom" lol. I do try to be "done" with my water before dinner so I can sleep at night without needing a zillion potty breaks.


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4/24
got in my daily water goal of 8+ glasses, I got in 11.

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Hi Mewood,

I count greentea in my water intake.
It is supposed to boost your metabolism too. emoticon



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Dont blame ya there at all! Hope you have fun!

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I did 8 bottles.. 9 oz a piece the past two days but couldn't today because I have a date tonight and want my stomach to be regular sized and not all bloated with water. Stupid but realistic haha.

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I have a Weight Watchers mug that is huge that I fill up with water until I Have drank what I need to for the day. I put a lot of ice in it and freeze slices of lemon and put that in it. It is very refreshing!

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I've been getting in my 8 glasses a day. I find it easier to drink from those 32oz water bottles. Usually I find I actually drink more than 8 glasses some days. emoticon

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I love water! Lots of ice and sometimes a chilled beer mug makes it more enjoyable!

I like green tea just wondering if this counts as water?

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I am doing it so far! 8 glasses a day!

It is helping me to chug a glass as soon as I wake up. I'm only a week in, and already I feel like I really want that water first thing.

As for the travel/plastic bottle thing, you can get metal bottles from Sigg and a few other companies (Whole Foods sell them - I got mine from the internet). They are lightweight and don't have the bisphenol-A problem.

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some days i find it hard to get all the glasses in. if i have to go anywhere i hate to use public lavs. what do u do? emoticon

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I'm getting my water in just fine. I have the green nalgene bottle, one at work one at home.

I understand the worry about the plastic thing but I believe nalgene bottles are safe.

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Living in the desert I know how important water is so I have no problem reaching my 8 glasses a day. I just carry a 1 liter Nalgene bottle with me wherever I go. But now I am hearing things about the plastic from such bottles leaking into my water....ahhh

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I have my 8 glasses a day because I know the benefits.
Barbara how do you manage 11 that is amazing.
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So yesterday I had about 6 bottles of water (9 oz a piece) today I had about 7. I peed probably 15 times plus 2 in the middle of the night. My stomach is huge.. I can't even attempt to suck in haha. Will this get easier? Does water really help that much? I am new so sparkmailing me would be best for an answer because sometimes I get overwhelmed finding the same bulletin I wrote in. Thanks for all the help. I work on weekends and I am a waitress so cannot be peeing 5 times during a shift because the uniform takes sooo long to put back on with everything. I hate going to the bathroom at work. Any advice? Haha.

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I have officially cut out the soda. I'm drinking 12 cups of water a day! woo hoo!

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got my daily goal of 11 glasses!

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I didn't think I could get in 8 glasses already I was going to work up to it. I not only got in 8 yesterday, but I drank an extra 5 just to be sure. I hit 13 yesterday. I am still only going to shoot for 8 however I will be happy if I can get more again today.

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I'm doing pretty good with making sure I get in all of my water each day.

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I got my 8 in today will do it again tomorrow!!

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Here's a link that I found about drinking too much water.

http://chemistry.about.com/cs/5/f/blwate
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Hey, a quick question... It doesn't matter if you drink too much water does it? I've been realizing that the glasses I drink out of are 16 oz, not 8. That's a lot of water! No wonder I've been to the loo more than seems natural... :)

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Gotten my water in but boy sometimes it's hard. I get busy and forget.

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I have gotten my water in every day this month!! I also noticed that my hair looks so much more healthy and shiny - I am going to credit that to the water :) another benfit... YAY

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7...will do better

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I joined two days ago.

Day 1 - zip
Day 2 - 4
Day 3 - 8 YIPPEE SKIPPY!!!

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emoticon I promise to get on track tomorrow. This weekend has been so busy and full of surprises. Like the surprise Birthday Party at church for the Pastor. The surprise of my sister, her kids and my Mom coming over yesterday. Friday was just a flop. Tomorrow should be calm. At least I hope.

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I'm doing really great with this water thing! I just keep my big jug with me all day!

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Hi!

I've been getting in eight glasses or more since I started SP Wednesday. I also seem to constantly be running to the bathroom more than usual. That's saying a lot because I have always had to go frequently. I lost 4 pounds the first four days. The water must be cleansing my body or something, because my urine is still yellow at the end of the day. It used to be clear by the end of the day when wasn't drinking as much water.

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im proud of myself i have gotten all 64oz of water in the last two days in a row!

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Hey Michelle, as long as you're trying, you're not failing.

Got my 8 in today and then some...woohoo!

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I failed again today. emoticon I will try again tomorrow. I am getting better.

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I think it takes your body a while to get used to drinking that much.
I was caught short shopping today. I drank too much in one go before I left the house.
I'm going to try filling a 2 litre bottle and sipping it through out the day tomorrow.

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Ugh! I have a hard time with drinking a lot of water in a day. It makes me have to pee a lot. By the end of the night I will have to use the bathroom almost every twenty to thirty minutes. If my body is getting rid of water that quickly, do I really need to drink the full 8 cups?

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Didn't get my 8 yesterday...short by 2 but today's a new day to make it happen. Good work getting yours in!

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i drink 8 or more glasses of water a day. It is the only thing i drink.

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I keep a glass that holds 9 oz on my kitchen counter and just keep filling it up through the day. As soon as I drink one, I fill it up again and then I record it on my Spark nutrition page. 8 oz really isn't as much as I thought it would be and if you drink that much every two hours, then it is easy to get 8 glasses a day. Also, since I love diet Coke, I have been making myself drink six 9 oz glasses of water before I will "allow" myself any soda. That has been working great, too!

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Hi Everyone :) I used to struggle with drinking water. I am a HUGE coffee drinker, like I will drink coffee ALL day long. I did a couple of things that are helping me make this goal with ease. 1st I leave my water bottle out (I drink 20oz Sams choice). It goes down much easier if it is room temp! And 2nd, I keep it with me ALL day long and either get a new one or refill the one I have until I have drank enough. Driving to and from work is a big time water opportunity, so make sure you grab a bottle on the way out :) Good luck today!

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Saw a great tip for those of you that sit at a desk. Keep a glass at your desk all day. Make a commitment that every time you empty it, you have to get up and fill it. I've been doing this for 2 days now - drinking my eight glasses a day suddenly got easy.

Keep up the great work, everyone! Amanda

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New Goal: 190 lbs by September 30. Update on this goal, Sept. 2/08 - Current weight: 195.6 lbs. Only 5.6 lbs to go to my September goal!
*** Didn't make it to 190, but got done to 193.7! YES!

New Goal: 188 lbs by October 31, that's 5.7 lbs to lose in 1 month.

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This one I can do! I love to drink water. I always have one with me.

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I drink about 10 glasses of water a day. Usually do 8 at work and then a couple more when I get home.

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Luckily, I get at least 8 cups of water while at work. Sitting at a desk is hard, especially with a boss who on a daily basis brings in junk food - not to mention the never-ending jar of peanut m&m's on his desk!! This morning he brought in donuts! Luckily, it was AFTER I had eaten my bagels -- so i walked right by them and said ewwwww to myself and got some more water!!! I love the 16.9oz bottles...before I know it it's empty after about 30 mins!

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4/10/08 8:51 A

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I drank my 8 glasses yesterday! Very hard for me to do. I struggle with this. But no more. I will accomplish this goal. I went and bought a few packs of water bottles...NO excuses! When I walk out the door I grab one.

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This is easy for me to do. I'm a water junkie and always have a water bottle with me.

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This is easy for me to do. I'm a water junkie and always have a water bottle with me.

"Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing"

Jules
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I never thought that I could drink so much water, but I have lately. I think my skin even looks a little better since I have cut sodas out.

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I measure the ounces and pour it in a big mug. I have to fill 3 times a day. As long as I do this I get my 8 glasses (8 oz.) a day.

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I replaced my morning soda with water. I'm still having a soda with lunch but that's it until my body gets used of it then I'll drop that soda too. At least that's the plan!!!

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I struggle so much with drinking that much water. But I know it is important, So with every meal I fill up a 16 oz. glass and refuse to let myself get up until it is gone. Then at night before bed I will do the same.

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got the minimum 8 glasses down with 3 to go, my daily goal is 11 glasses

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I got 5 so far!!!!!

Muchos besos y abrazos para ti!!!!!

Why put off tomorrow what can be done today!!!

Live life to it's fullest because tomorrow is never promised.......

For with God I am something and without Him I am nothing...

GO LAVENDER GIRLS!!!!!


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Everyone is doing so well! congrats!

another tip: if you don't mind having your water not too cold, set out the bottles on the counter where you can see them (like 4bottles x 16oz/500ml), then you always know how many more you need to drink.

Also, I remember someone mentioning on another thread that they like to put out pennies on their counter/shelf representing how much water they need to drink, for every cup drank, a penny is taken away :)

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I have gotten my eight 8oz waters in for today.

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I totally have a hard time forcing down water, however today I have had 8 8oz cups of water. With this site, I just may be more inclined to do so, as the encouragement here is awesome. Thanks so much for this site. Good luck to everyone.

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coolyaa

Velle made an excellent suggestion to put lemon in the water, it really helped me when I first begain drinking it.


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I know you can do it!! I know you will get in those 8 cups

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I am always drinking water. I absolutely love it. I never track how much I drink though. That's my goal for this week is to see how much water I am actually drinking and if I am getting 8 cups of water!



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coolyaa- water can also take the form of juice, milk, fruits, veggies... so if you are still new to this, this is good news:) You can also add lemon to plain water if it helps with taste buds. Start slow, try for something like minimum of 3 cups a day then keep working yourself up to 8 cups :) You can do this!

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4/7/08 2:50 P

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I really feel like its hit or miss with this subject with me...
I just need to be more consistent.

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Thanks Velle! I am really making the extra effort with my weight loss and SP this time.

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Awesome job Barbara! you rock!

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Way to go Velle!!
I ended up drinking 10 glasses yesterday, my goal for today is 11. I've had 4 so far today or the equivalent of 2 bottles of water, just starting on bottle #3!



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sweet! Today, I've had 12 cups so far :)

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this is any easy one for me because I always have a water bottle with me.

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Some say that Water is one of the "secret" ingredients to weight loss!

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Our bodies need more water than we think to function properly. Adequate water consumption can help lessen the chance of kidney stones, keep joints lubricated, prevent and lessen the severity of colds and flu and help prevent constipation, AND help spark your metabolism. A good test to see that you are properly hydrated is to look at the color of your urine. If it’s clear or pale yellow, you’re doing a good job of staying hydrated. But if it’s a bright yellow or gold, you probably need to drink more water. So drink up!!

Remember though, water intake can also take the form of juice, milk, fruits, veggies instead of just plain H2O. I now get anywhere from 10-14 cups a day, but if you're not used to it, then start slow :)

Check out this Sparkpeople article on water:

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Join the Water Challenge! The challenge is to drink 8 glasses (8 oz. each) of water a day.

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