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Water lol user banned
21st Jan '13

I told SO I was going to try and drink more water, maybe closer to the recommended amount and less caffeinated drinks. His response was that drinking 8 cups a day is a myth and that if I drink too much water I'll drown, because my body is already made up mostly of water. :roll:

March 2013 3 kids; Illinois 988 posts
21st Jan '13

lol. I just think thats funny..you wont drown just pee a lot more.

Kimber-lily Due September 27 (girl); 4 kids; Nova Scotia 28962 posts
21st Jan '13

You won't drown from drinking 8 glasses of water a day.



But I read somewhere that they don't make it a 'recommendation" any more because if we eat proper balanced meals we get enough water from our food. Anything else would just be extra.

Sarah Beth Cline 2 kids; Missouri 246 posts
21st Jan '13

Not true at all. Haha my dr has me drinking 12 glasses a day. You have to drink 100 and something to drown according to google

Smokey_Taboo Due April 22; 1 child; California 5480 posts
21st Jan '13

lulz thats just silly..

Commander Shepard 18 kids; Jacksonville, Florida 6447 posts
21st Jan '13

I've been drinking a gallon a day for the past few weeks. You can get sick from over hydrating, but everyone has different limits.

drunk faith1 1 child; Alabama 10081 posts
21st Jan '13

Well, it is true that bad things happen if you drink too much water. But your body IS made up mostly of water, how does he think it stays that way if you aren't putting any water in? :lol:

TracyLynne! 34 kids; Phoenix, Arizona 358 posts
21st Jan '13

Lmao DON'T DO IT THEN! I don't want you to drownnn!! lol that's pretty cute though!

user banned 1 child; Germany 12377 posts
21st Jan '13
Quoting Kimber-lily:" You won't drown from drinking 8 glasses of water a day. But I read somewhere that they don't make it ... [snip!] ... any more because if we eat proper balanced meals we get enough water from our food. Anything else would just be extra. "

Ya, I read it's now based on food intake and weight.



In the summer I cannot stop eating watermelons, so I can't even manage to drink water aha

user banned 1 child; Germany 12377 posts
21st Jan '13
Quoting Sarah Beth Cline:" Not true at all. Haha my dr has me drinking 12 glasses a day. You have to drink 100 and something to drown according to google"

:shock: it's actually possible?

drunk faith1 1 child; Alabama 10081 posts
21st Jan '13
Quoting Rd.:" :shock: it's actually possible?"

Yeah. But you would have to drink a loooooooot

user banned 1 child; Germany 12377 posts
21st Jan '13
Quoting FaithLovesPussyCats:" Yeah. But you would have to drink a loooooooot"

I'd probably puke first, lol