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    Water (feel like SpongeBob @ Sandy’s)

    Why do I have such a hard time drinking water? I don’t mind water… I know I need it… I even want it, so why don’t I have it? I’m like SpongeBob in the episode where he goes to sandy’s when they first meet- “i don’t need it… I don’t need it”
    Driving me mad.
    #water #hydrate #dehydrated #depriving #Depression

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    Quick Tip Thursday: Hydrate Before, During And After Exercise

    Aim to start an exercise session fully hydrated. Thirst is not an accurate indicator of hydration status.

    During exercise, drink enough fluid to limit losses as sweat. Drinking small volumes often will minimize gastric discomfort.

    After exercise, fluid balance must be restored completely. Fluid replacement will depend on how much fluid was lost during exercise.

    #DiabetesType2 #Diabetes #DiabetesType1 #ChronicIllness #water #Dehydration #Exercise

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    Wellness Wednesday: Diabetes and Dehydration

    The risk of dehydration increases for individuals with diabetes since high blood glucose levels decrease hydration in the body.

    Drinking water helps keep your hydration and blood sugar levels in check. Besides fighting dehydration, it can also help remove excess glucose.

    People with diabetes should drink plenty of fluids - 1.6 liters (L) or 6.5 cups a day for women; and 2 L or 8.5 glasses of water per day for men.

    In addition to water, there are a number of other drinks that are also effective for preventing dehydration and increasing fluid intake. Examples include caffeine-free herbal teas, sugar-free sparkling water, almond milk, and sugar-free coffee.

    Drinking sodas, energy drinks, fruit juices, and sweetened drinks is not recommended since they contain a lot of sugar and will increase your blood sugar levels.

    What does your water/liquid intake look like?

    A. 8 or more cups
    B. 6-7 cups
    C. 5-4 cups
    D. 3 or less

    What is your drink of choice?

    Share your answers below in the comments!

    #DiabetesType2 #Diabetes #DiabetesType1 #ChronicIllness #water #Dehydration

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    Visiting the waterfront and the wildlife there Filled My Mighty Bucket! #MightyTogether #DistractMe

    I had the pleasure of visiting the waterfront and the ducks (I think), seagull and maybe other bird(s) while I was there. I think it is wonderful how powerful being by the water is for me and maybe for others.

    I don't know what it is. Maybe just being by a huge expanse of water on a beautiful day? Who else feels there Mighty Bucket being filled by things like this? Feel free to share in the comments or in a separate post! Thanks! ⛲🌊🦆🦆
    #FillYourMightyBucket #water #beach #Outdoors

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    Safe place #Stress #Anxiety #Depression

    The shower is my safe place. It always has been, water is one of the only things that has ever been able to calm me. With that being said when I have a lot of anxiety or anything hits below a 5 on the emotional scale I can’t handle it and I retreat to the shower where I feel safe. It’s been so bad that I spent 6 hrs in the shower in one day. I’ve tried just listening to water sounds, sitting in the bathroom, listening to shower sounds while sitting in the bathroom but nothing can calm me down quite like sitting in the water. I hate baths and I have well water so it isn’t very costly but this definitely isn’t a solution. I share a bathroom with 2 other people and they need hot water and a chance to get clean. Thankfully everyone in my home understands that when I’ve had a lot going on I’ll be in the shower for at least a few hours. We’re getting a pool put in so that I can be in water and feel calm without using all the hot water. However that only works for a few months out of the year. Does anyone else feel like this or have these struggles? I so want to be the kind of person who can shower in half an hr or less. #safeplace #Showers #water

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    When the angels ask what I most loved about life, I'll say you. #Fish #Tuesday #Love #water

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    Happy New Year #good luck #from #water bear #who #Lives #in #the UK

    Here's wishing a rehabilative and prosperous New Year to all sentient beings (fauna and flora) and also to all inanimate objects (just in case they have souls too - well one never knows 😳🙄😊🤓🦠) . Take care all on here 🤗 x .

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    I want to be here. #Escape #Nature #Beauty #Mountains #water #stones #rocks

    We are all coloured stones, so precious, so different, so beautiful together!

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    #baptism #water

    I know that my #baptism is important to god it's in his mind to see me baptized. My understanding is that baptism is a symbol of gods protection for you and in this life especially god will be with you. In my heart I have some trouble being convicted of gods love for me. He wants me to know something I just need time to see it happen. And when I go to heaven I will bear 🐻 gods mark. In order to show my love for him. I mean that in a pure sence. I will bear that. By #water through fire and the man on the cross
    Amen