A friend sent me an email on the benefits of drinking water at specific times. Her source came from the Mayo Clinic. I have not checked her source but I wanted to share it anyway. (Can never go wrong with targeted water drinking.)
1. Drink 2 glasses of water after waking up to help activate your internal organs.
2. Drink 1 glass of water 30 minutes before a meal help your digestion.
3. Drink 1 glass of water before taking a bath helps lower your blood pressure.
4. Drink 1 glass of water before going to bed avoids stroke or heart attack.
If you happen to be a water drinker to begin with, following these guidelines should be a piece of cake. But…If you’re like me, who never has made drinking water a habit, then these guidelines are worthless. Yes, it has made me more aware that I need to step up my health program and drink more water. But the action steps that I’m taking to reach this goal are made up of baby steps; tiny little steps, one sip at a time which I repeat over and over again and hopefully it’ll become an automatic behavior and that’s when it will be a HABIT! I asked my husband to be my accountability partner and help me celebrate whenever I take those sips. Every sip takes me closer to my goal. I’m giving myself 6-7 months to reach those goals. It’ll be my birthday gift to myself.
If water drinking is not your habit and you would like it to be, join me on the challenge. Let’s support each other. Message me or reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org