Mommy's Time Out Magazine October Issue | Page 9

coconut or pink grapefruit. Gives you all of the fizz of soda and none of the calories and chemicals.

5. Download a fantastic app like Waterlogged. Waterlogged is a free app for the IPhone that allows you to set reminders, track your intake and so much more. If you can’t remember, preset your reminders and let your phone do the work.

6. Drink your first glass as soon as you wake up in the morning. You are usually thirsty and 8oz should go down the hatch pretty easily. For an added bonus, make your second glass warmed lemon water. Not only are you crushing your water goals, but you are adding the health benefits of lemon. Regular consumption of warmed lemon water can help boost your immune system, reduce inflammation, aid in digestion, help with weight loss and freshen your breath. Sounds like a win/win to me.

7. Pick a buddy or join a group. Any time you are trying to create a habit, having others to support and motivate you can make or break the outcome. So whether it is through Facebook, a group text among your best friends or the ladies at your office, grab some friends to guzzle with.

It takes 21 days to make or break a habit so try it out for three weeks and see if adding more H2O to your life makes you feel better!