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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

I used to drink 6 to 10 diet sodas a day. That is awful. I changed a few things, including adding an all natural supplement to my routine and in late June, realized I was still drinking one soda a day out of habit only. I told myself I would eat my next lunch without it.

I have not had a soda since. Research shows that you need to drink half your body weight in ounces of water. A 200 pound person should drink 100 ounces.

I drink one cup of coffee in the morning, and then i drink water for the rest of the day. I typically have it straight, but sometimes I treat myself and put lemon in it. Now, my case is extreme. I drink 1.2 gallons of water a day because it is all I drink. Occasionally, if I have tea with a meal, that number will fall to a gallon so, but never below 100 ounces.

I do not crave sweets. I know when I do, it is stress, and nothing more. I grab my cup and drink more water.

Since drinking water, I am healthier, I have more energy and my skin looks better. Hydration can come in many forms, but I encourage you to not use anything with chemicals. emoticon
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  • MA_DIDDLES
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    2228 days ago
  • LOSINGLINNDY
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    2230 days ago
  • HONEYBEESBLISS
    I drink a lot of water too, the recommended 8 cups is not near enough! I have to at least get about 16-20 to not feel dehydrated but I count herbal tea as water but I only have like 1-2 cups so it's mostly just water. I love lemon in water too and also I've been really enjoying slicing up a cucumber and adding it to a pitcher of water to create cucumber water and then I refill my water bottle with it and eat the cucumber slices as a snack! YUM! LOL
    2230 days ago
  • BE-THE-CHANGE
    I used to only drink coffee and diet soda. I've never been one to drink enough, though. I can have a cup of coffee in the morning and then not drink anything until lunch or even dinner if I don't have lunch. Obviously not good for me. I still have one cup of coffee in the morning, but then I switch to water or sometimes tea for the rest of the day. I still struggle getting in enough though. Any tips would be appreciated!
    2239 days ago
  • GOLFGMA
    Have almost given up soda. One or two a week when playing golf but more water than sodas. emoticon
    2240 days ago
  • EVIE4NOW
    I have never been a soda addict. I might have one or two (diet sodas) a week but my normal go to is water, coffee and diet tea. Coffee in the morning and maybe tea for dinner and the rest of the time water.
    2240 days ago
  • no profile photo RIDLEYRIDER
    Giving up soda is one of the healthiest things a person can do. Congrats to you!
    2240 days ago
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