Are you drinking enough water?

9 years ago

We all know how important drinking enough water is to maintaining our optimum health. But it's another one of those things that even though we know, we forget. It’s amazing how easy it is to get busy with our work, and totally forget that we haven’t had a glass of water all day. More than likely, even if you drink water, you're not drinking enough.

In day two of our 61 day journey to better health, I talked about keeping track of what you are eating throughout the day. Today, I want to suggest you try something a little different.

First find out how much water you should be drinking. Here is a really great tool that will help you do that, it's called a Hydration Calculator. Don't worry; it's very quick and easy to use.

Once you know how much water you should be drinking, write that number down on a piece of paper. Then write each number going down on a piece of paper.

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As you finish one glass of water, check off number one. Once you have had your second, check off number two, and so on. Now it will be obvious whether you are drinking enough. But don't just notice that you aren't drinking enough, keep track for a couple of days, and get yourself in the habit of actually drinking the amount you should be.

Also See:

Are You Drinking Enough Water? How Do You Know How Much Is Enough?

Contributing Editor Catherine Morgan
at Catherine-Morgan, Capessa Health, Women4Hope

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