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  • lamlam2468lamlam2468 Posts: 850Member Posts: 850Member
    It is not fair for me to join in as I have no problem drinking water. I live in a very very hot country ( currently we have highs of 45 deg C ++ and evening lows of around 35 deg C) so you need to stay hydrated. If I exercse (swim) I drink a liter duringthat time alone. I would just like to mention herbal teas taken with no sugar or honey are also mainly 0 calories. I make my own ice tea with "rooibos" ( red bush) tea. You can leave it in the water ( I use 4 bags to 2 lts of water) for as long as you like, it does not go bitter. Once it is strong and cooled I store it as is in the fridge. serve 3/4 tea with 1/4 or less of fruit juice. For me that is enough to sweeten it. You just calculate the 100ml (or less) of fruit juice you used the rest is 0. another thing do not sip water. You need to hydrate your organs. Desert survival 101 teaches take a good drink of water each time you need it. I drink 250 ml to 500 ml in one go. I have my water in a bottle , take a breath and drink! Good luck to everyone, water is the most important thing our bodies need, in my opinion.

    Thanks for your suggestions!
  • lamlam2468lamlam2468 Posts: 850Member Posts: 850Member
    7/13: 10 cups
    7/14: 11 cups
    7/15: 10 cups
    7/16: 10 cups
    7/17: 12 cups
    7/18: 10 cups
    7/19: 8 cups
    7/20: 8 cups
    7/21: 11 cups - moving day.
    7/22: 8 cups, plus 3 cups herbal tea
    7/23: 10 cups
    7/24: 10 cups
    7/25: 8 cups (barely)
    7/26: 10 cups

    I wish every day was as easy as today was ... 10 cups, no problem.

    :drinker:
  • lamlam2468lamlam2468 Posts: 850Member Posts: 850Member
    July 12 -- 5 glasses (1 coffee and 4 flavored water)
    July 13 -- 6 glasses
    July 14 -- at water park and had free soda all day
    July 15 -- 3 glasses flavored water and 2 glasses plain water
    July 16 -- 7 glasses (1 coffee and 6 plain water)
    July 17 -- 4 glasses (1 coffee and 3 flavored water)
    July 18 -- 5 glasses
    July 19 -- 6 glasses
    July 20 -- 3 glasses (oops)
    July 21 -- maybe 2? time to step it up!!!
    July 22 -- 3 glasses
    July 23 -- 6 glasses
    July 24 -- 6 glasses
    July 25 -- 9 glasses
    July 26 -- 8 glasses
    July 27 -- 6 glasses
  • lamlam2468lamlam2468 Posts: 850Member Posts: 850Member
    July 12 -- 5 glasses (1 coffee and 4 flavored water)
    July 13 -- 6 glasses
    July 14 -- at water park and had free soda all day
    July 15 -- 3 glasses flavored water and 2 glasses plain water
    July 16 -- 7 glasses (1 coffee and 6 plain water)
    July 17 -- 4 glasses (1 coffee and 3 flavored water)
    July 18 -- 5 glasses
    July 19 -- 6 glasses
    July 20 -- 3 glasses (oops)
    July 21 -- maybe 2? time to step it up!!!
    July 22 -- 3 glasses
    July 23 -- 6 glasses
    July 24 -- 6 glasses
    July 25 -- 9 glasses
    July 26 -- 8 glasses
    July 27 -- 6 glasses
    July 28 -- 6 glasses
  • mbaughammbaugham Posts: 70Member Posts: 70Member
    Goal: 8 glasses of water a day

    July 1: 10 glasses of water
    July 2: 11 glasses of water
    July 3: 12 glasses of water
    July 4: 12 glasses of water
    July 5: 9 glasses of water
    July 6: glasses of water
    July 7: 8 glasses of water
    July 8: 10 glasses of water
    July 9: 11 glasses of water
    July 10: 10 glasses of water
    July 11: 10 glasses of water
    July 12: 11 glasses of water
    July 13: 8 glasses of water
    July 14: 10 glasses of water
    July 15: 10 glasses of water
    July 16: 10 glasses of water
    July 17: 14 glasses of water
    July 18: 12 glasses of water
    July 19: 12 glasses of water
    July 20: 6 glasses of water
    July 21: 10 glasses of water
    July 22: 6 glasses of water
    July 23: 9 glasses of water
    July 24: 7 glasses of water
    July 25: 4 glasses of water
    July 26: 8 glasses of water
    July 27: 4 glasses of water
    July 28: 8 glasses of water
    July 29: 10 glasses of water
  • lamlam2468lamlam2468 Posts: 850Member Posts: 850Member
    July 12 -- 5 glasses (1 coffee and 4 flavored water)
    July 13 -- 6 glasses
    July 14 -- at water park and had free soda all day
    July 15 -- 3 glasses flavored water and 2 glasses plain water
    July 16 -- 7 glasses (1 coffee and 6 plain water)
    July 17 -- 4 glasses (1 coffee and 3 flavored water)
    July 18 -- 5 glasses
    July 19 -- 6 glasses
    July 20 -- 3 glasses (oops)
    July 21 -- maybe 2? time to step it up!!!
    July 22 -- 3 glasses
    July 23 -- 6 glasses
    July 24 -- 6 glasses
    July 25 -- 9 glasses
    July 26 -- 8 glasses
    July 27 -- 6 glasses
    July 28 -- 6 glasses
    July 29 -- 5 glasses
  • GrammaBonnieGrammaBonnie Posts: 294Member Posts: 294Member
    7/13: 10 cups
    7/14: 11 cups
    7/15: 10 cups
    7/16: 10 cups
    7/17: 12 cups
    7/18: 10 cups
    7/19: 8 cups
    7/20: 8 cups
    7/21: 11 cups - moving day.
    7/22: 8 cups, plus 3 cups herbal tea
    7/23: 10 cups
    7/24: 10 cups
    7/25: 8 cups (barely)
    7/26: 10 cups
    7/27: 8 cups
    7/28: 8 cups
    7/29: 9 cups

    Getting a little better ...
  • dancingj2dancingj2 Posts: 4,582Member Member Posts: 4,582Member Member
    Ready to jump back in! Is there a link for the August challenge?
  • dawnreeves1dawnreeves1 Posts: 15Member Posts: 15Member
    i take the water challenge.i try to drink 8 glasses a day but its hard when you work retail an cant always stop for drinks. the walmart version to the mio is also a good alternative for flavor with no calories.it 7-30-12 but ill do the challange this month, its never too late to start.
  • lamlam2468lamlam2468 Posts: 850Member Posts: 850Member
    Ready to jump back in! Is there a link for the August challenge?

    Link appearing shortly :-)
  • lamlam2468lamlam2468 Posts: 850Member Posts: 850Member
    i take the water challenge.i try to drink 8 glasses a day but its hard when you work retail an cant always stop for drinks. the walmart version to the mio is also a good alternative for flavor with no calories.it 7-30-12 but ill do the challange this month, its never too late to start.

    I'm continuing this in August, so feel free to sign up!
  • lamlam2468lamlam2468 Posts: 850Member Posts: 850Member
  • mbaughammbaugham Posts: 70Member Posts: 70Member
    My daily goal: 8 glasses of water a day.

    July 1: 10 glasses of water
    July 2: 11 glasses of water
    July 3: 12 glasses of water
    July 4: 12 glasses of water
    July 5: 9 glasses of water
    July 6: glasses of water
    July 7: 8 glasses of water
    July 8: 10 glasses of water
    July 9: 11 glasses of water
    July 10: 10 glasses of water
    July 11: 10 glasses of water
    July 12: 11 glasses of water
    July 13: 8 glasses of water
    July 14: 10 glasses of water
    July 15: 10 glasses of water
    July 16: 10 glasses of water
    July 17: 14 glasses of water
    July 18: 12 glasses of water
    July 19: 12 glasses of water
    July 20: 6 glasses of water
    July 21: 10 glasses of water
    July 22: 6 glasses of water
    July 23: 9 glasses of water
    July 24: 7 glasses of water
    July 25: 4 glasses of water
    July 26: 8 glasses of water
    July 27: 4 glasses of water
    July 28: 8 glasses of water
    July 29: 10 glasses of water
    July 30: 12 glasses of water
  • mbaughammbaugham Posts: 70Member Posts: 70Member
    My daily goal: 8 glasses of water a day.
    Total Glasses of Water for the Month of July: 297
    Average # of Glasses per Day: 9.58

    July 1: 10 glasses of water
    July 2: 11 glasses of water
    July 3: 12 glasses of water
    July 4: 12 glasses of water
    July 5: 9 glasses of water
    July 6: glasses of water
    July 7: 8 glasses of water
    July 8: 10 glasses of water
    July 9: 11 glasses of water
    July 10: 10 glasses of water
    July 11: 10 glasses of water
    July 12: 11 glasses of water
    July 13: 8 glasses of water
    July 14: 10 glasses of water
    July 15: 10 glasses of water
    July 16: 10 glasses of water
    July 17: 14 glasses of water
    July 18: 12 glasses of water
    July 19: 12 glasses of water
    July 20: 6 glasses of water
    July 21: 10 glasses of water
    July 22: 6 glasses of water
    July 23: 9 glasses of water
    July 24: 7 glasses of water
    July 25: 4 glasses of water
    July 26: 8 glasses of water
    July 27: 4 glasses of water
    July 28: 8 glasses of water
    July 29: 10 glasses of water
    July 30: 12 glasses of water
    July 31: 11 glasses of water
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