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Visual Reminder To Drink Water


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I keep a stack of pennies next to my water glass (started with 6, currently 7, soon to be 8). Each time I drink a glass of water, I move one penny to the other side of the glass. Once I've moved all my pennies, I've gotten my minimum water requirement for the day, without having to keep count.

This is especially motivating if you tend to be a visual person.
- Submitted by THRIFTYMAMA 6/12/2010 in Healthy Eating | 2 Comments
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STRINGI719 6/12/2010 9:34:00 PM

    That's so funny, I used to do that when I swam laps in my pool. I didn't want to keep count, so before I got in, I'd count out 20 rocks from the surrounding landscaping and put them at the end of the pool. Each time I got down there, I'd pick up a rock and toss it back where it came from. Once the rocks were gone, I was done! emoticon
BECOMINGDEB 6/12/2010 1:52:00 PM

    There are water bottles available with counters on them that you can move each time you fill up the water bottle. I know if I've filled up and drained the water bottle at least 3 times, I've gotten in my 8 cups for the day.

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