Let’s play a drinking game … drink more water

One day on the shuttle bus on the way to work I said to one of my co-workers/friends, Let’s play a drinking game. Every time I drink water you drink water. For some time now I have been encouraging him to drink more water.

I mentioned this story to another co-worker. She said she wanted to play the drinking game, too. She doesn’t take the shuttle bus to work. So I gave her another hint: Drink water while driving to and from work. She told me the other day she has been doing that and has been drinking more water. YEA!

I have written about water in the past. But I feel like this is an important subject, which can be written and talked about over and over.

Another co-worker sent me a forwarded e-mail called Water vs. Coke. I am sure many of you have seen this in the past.

According to a Livestrong article, some of the water stats are proven below. I can’t find anything that proves or disproves this whole list. But from my experience and all the research I have done over the years I believe most of them. According to Snopes.com, we don’t necessarily … Continue reading

Haters need to step off

When I was losing weight years ago I encountered many haters.

I actually had more than one person tell me they hated me. They hated me because I was losing weight, working out almost every day and not stuffing myself with cake, some high calorie lunch, etc. Well, I hated them because I wanted to sleep in, be a lazy couch potato, not go to the gym and stuff myself with all the delicious goodies they were.

So many times people have given me a hard time about what I am eating, what I am not eating, what I order, what I don’t order. It is really irritating. Believe me, while I am ordering the salad with the dressing on the side I really want to eat what you are having … macaroni and cheese.

So my response is usually, stop being a hater or how about we make a deal? If you don’t give me a hard time about what I eat I won’t give you a hard time about what you eat.

Today we had a nice work luncheon for all the employees. The lunch was really delicious. I felt I did a great job of selecting healthy food. … Continue reading