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Discussion in 'Hair Care Tips & Product Review Discussion' started by Israellabaht, Nov 28, 2016.

  1. Israellabaht

    Israellabaht TheLORDisMyShepherd

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    After chilling in the supplements/vitamins thread I thought it would be a good idea to start a thread to keep up on our water intake.

    The rules are simple:
    Check in daily whenever you finish your desired amount of water, making sure you write how much you drank.

    A good rule of thumb is half of your body weight in ounces. For example, I'm drinking 64 oz a day.

    We check in daily as a reminder, because let's be honest that's why I haven't been doing it... I figure it's good to have annoying updates to keep us on track.

    Also, try to update us on any positive or negative side effects on your journey.

    This challenge begins tomorrow! But you can join up until January 1st of 2017. And if you're a little late I'll let you in, but not past hmm... ah whatever! You can join anytime.

    Challenger list will be updated on January 1st, 2017. The challenge ends on January 1st, 2018. Let's shoot for 365 days (or more if you're starting tomorrow) of health!

    And may God bless us all. :dance7:
     
  2. nlamr2013

    nlamr2013 Well-Known Member

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    Ooh ok I'm in I made sure to get my 8 cups everyday for like 2 weeks and I had a huge growth spurt. so it'll be interesting to see actual documented growth
     
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    Great challenge! I'm in!
     
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    I'm in, I drink a gallon a day and see so many benefits for the body and hair!
     
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    I'm in! Aiming to drink at least 3-4 litres a day
     
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    IDareT'sHair Haulaxing

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    Count Me In!:supergrin:

    Will 'attempt' to do 1 Gallon Daily!
     
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    Just purchased this 67 oz water bottle for the challenge:

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    http://www.funfitca.com/product/bottle-67-oz-blue/

    I had one of their smaller bottles and the "drink schedule" on the back made it so much easier to get my water in. The company is black owned too and all their bottles are currently on sale.
     
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    I struggle but i am in
     
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    Count me in. I drink 1 gallon daily.
     
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    I'm in. I realized that I drink more water if it is room temperature in my water bottle vs full of ice.
     
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    I'm in. I just got a yeti mug because I realize I'll drink plenty if it's ice cold but almost none otherwise! My goal is to consistently get to a gallon a day.
     
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    I'm in! Going for the gallon a day. I'll start on Jan 1, 2017.
     
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    I just ordered one of those water bottles and I will start on December 1st.
     
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    I'm in! I used to drink at least a gallon a day but I've been slacking of.... this is right on time.
     
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    Israellabaht TheLORDisMyShepherd

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    It seems everyone gets a gallon in. Can I ask why so much? I heard half your body weight in oz?? I'm starting to feel insecure about my little 64 oz. But you know what? I'm not gonna try to do more. I know if I do I'll start feeling stressed and give up. Plus I'm already waking up each night needing to use the bathroom lol.

    Some side effects so far:

    Skin changes. I woke up with two bump-like pimples (I never get pimples) and I think it's because my body is detoxifying. But on the bright side my skin was literally glowing and my legs didn't need lotion. What in the world?

    Needing to pee all the time. This is a not so good side effect. My sleep was horrible last night. So today I'm trying to get my bladder empty by finishing my water at least 3 hours before bed. It doesn't help that I have an extremely weak bladder from holding it too much... sigh.

    Lastly, I think my body was dehydrated before so I didn't crave water at all, but now that I'm getting enough I need it. I drank more than 64 oz yesterday and I'm almost done with my amount for today. it's like it's in use-up-water-mode whereas before it wasn't.
     
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    Add me as well. Goal amount between 64-70 oz. @Israellabaht is the water alone or can we include water used to make herbal tea?
     
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    Israellabaht TheLORDisMyShepherd

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    Any fluid intake counts. And welcome!
     
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    I drink a bunch of coffee, so I think getting my water in will balance it out! I don't add sugar to my coffee anymore,since I use the flavored creamers.
     
  19. Philippians413

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    Just made Matcha Lemonade for the first time. Matcha Green Tea has a bunch of health benefits, plus it's really tasty (especially mixed with lemonade), so I figured I could drink this instead of the soda I usually reach for.
     
  20. IDareT'sHair

    IDareT'sHair Haulaxing

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    My local Grocer has 1.58L Bottles of Ev-i-an on Sale $1.99 each, so I've been stocking up and drinking two a day.
     
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    I normally host a challenge during the summer months (and fail at it). I won't be able to drink a gallon but I'm going for a minimum of 64 ounces per day. Pray my strength. #HydratingAin'tEasy

    eta: effective immediately
     
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    I just received notification that my water bottle has shipped, so it should be here next week.

    In the meantime, I will take out 4 bottles of 16.9 fl. oz of water each day (67.6 fl. oz total) and chug-a-lug until all bottles are gone. So far, I am half way done with bottle #3.
     
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    I might grab one of these for FH. He doesn't drink enough water.
     
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    I'm in! Gonna attempt to get in 64 oz. I have on of the 32 oz bottles from fun fit. The times really help me to get it all down :redface:
     
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    I'm in! I've got 32 oz so far for the day. I use a 16oz glass bottle. It's heavy when it's full but that reminds me to finish the bottle so my back won't hurt
     
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    Israellabaht TheLORDisMyShepherd

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    Girl yes!! if my water is cold I can't drink it. it makes my front teeth feel uncomfortable. ugh .
     
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    Israellabaht TheLORDisMyShepherd

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    20? 24? either you're adorably petite or I'm misunderstanding something. lol
     
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    Israellabaht TheLORDisMyShepherd

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    Finished my 64oz for today!
     
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    I'm under 120 pounds! lol I used to be a lot bigger, but have managed to stay at this weight for over 3 years! I'm short too if that makes more sense I don't look good with too much weight on me. I will look like secret squirrel :lachen:
     
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    Count me in. I need to up my water intake.
     

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