Here's my first tip post for this week:
Create a plan and follow through! I know it is always difficult for me to drink enough water because frankly, I don't think about drinking anything for hours at a time. But when I am doing one of these challenges I am more aware of my water consumption and that helps me remember to drink water. often, however, I don't think about it until later in the day and then I am pushing to get it all in before bed. The times that I have been successful in getting the whole 2 liters in is when I have some kind of concrete way to remind myself to drink and a way to track if I have had enough yet. One challenge I put 4 magnets on the fridge and moved them from one side to the other every time I drank a 1/2 liter glass of water. This time I was out shopping at the grocery store and needed to buy my daughter some bottled water to bring to school. I saw a large bottle of water (1.5 liter) which was designed to be easy to hold even though it was a super large capacity. I picked it up and carry it around with me taking sips throughout the day. That combined with the couple of glasses of water that I drink with meals easily gets me to the 2 liter goal each day. What is your plan to help you get that water intake where it needs to be?