Log In Sign Up

Water & Artificial Sweeteners


Forum: June 2013 Playroom

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Like Tree4Likes
  • 1 Post By 4hearts
  • 1 Post By Kyla0709
  • 2 Post By TeresaV

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To June 2013 Playroom LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
April 15th, 2013, 08:52 AM
Hopeful2BMommy's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,256
Do you add anything to your water for flavor?
How much water are you drinking daily?
__________________
I'm Amy
Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4
Reply With Quote
  #2  
April 15th, 2013, 09:06 AM
Rochelle
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Floor-ree-dah
Posts: 3,388
Artificial sweeteners ....bad
mommyandwife08 likes this.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
April 15th, 2013, 09:06 AM
Super Mommy
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: St. Paul MN
Posts: 773
I don't know how much water I've been drinking, but I'm sure enough because I have to pee ALL THE TIME!

We are very anti artificial sweetener in our house, some of the things I've learned about aspartame are atrocious and I consider it more of a poison than anything. Sometimes I'll drink seltzer. I usually use liquid Stevia to sweeten beverages.
4hearts likes this.
__________________
Kyla
Mommy to Isaac 8.1.07 Gabriel 7.2.09 and Samuel 6.15.13
Angel Babe 9-16-2012 5wks
Reply With Quote
  #4  
April 15th, 2013, 09:14 AM
Joanne Nicole's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Posts: 1,037
I don't drink nearly enough water - I'm really terrible about it.

I don't like artificial sweeteners myself, they taste really chemical-y to me.

I really enjoy the flavoured seltzer waters, the ones without any added sugar or anything, just a little natural flavour to give it a hint of lemon or grapefruit or whatever. But I still don't drink enough of that. Need to do better.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #5  
April 15th, 2013, 09:18 AM
mommyandwife08's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,682
I am not drinking the amount of water I should. It has been making me nauseous. I add limes amen lemons to it sometimes and I really enjoy that. No artificial sweeteners here, they give me a headache and stomach ache.
__________________
DS #1 07/08
Miscarriage 01/28/09
DS #2 9/10
chemical pregnancy 06/12
DD #1 06/13

"I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for Me?" ~Jeremiah 32:27~
Reply With Quote
  #6  
April 15th, 2013, 09:44 AM
MrsLat's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 4,098
I have to avoid artificial sweeteners, especially aspartame like the PLAGUE. (It is horribly aggravating to my MS). So I have had to learn to like water just by itself. It took a while though!
__________________
~*Valerie*~
JaxonJocelyn Gabriel Grayson and due in September!


Reply With Quote
  #7  
April 15th, 2013, 01:20 PM
Super Mommy
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 810
i try to get in at least 6 glasses a day. sometimes i'll make ice tea at home. i try to limit the pop, but i love pepsi
Reply With Quote
  #8  
April 15th, 2013, 02:14 PM
TeresaV's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: May 2012
Location: NY State
Posts: 1,744
I'm not a huge water person, so in an effort to drink more, I tend to add some Mio to my water throughout the day. I know, I know, artificial sweeteners are awful, but so is not drinking enough fluids.
Hopeful2BMommy and Kim3 like this.
__________________







Reply With Quote
  #9  
April 15th, 2013, 05:42 PM
PurpleStar's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Maui
Posts: 1,665
A lot...I'm not sure, I lose track. I have a bottle at work that is 24 ounces and I refill it all day long.

The only time I use artificial sweetener is when I indulge myself in an ice tea. Which isn't often cause I only have it when we go out to dinner - which that in itself is once in a blue moon.
__________________



Reply With Quote
  #10  
April 15th, 2013, 06:11 PM
MamaSkunk's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Minneapolis
Posts: 3,064
I don't mind plain water as long as its Ice water. I could drink a lot of ice water and not be bothered. I also avoid artificial sweeteners.
__________________




Reply With Quote
  #11  
April 16th, 2013, 10:12 AM
cheerfulsunrise's Avatar Super Mommy
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 640
I have a very strong craving for water, especially ice water, since becoming pregnant. I drink constantly, all day long. I have a large water bottle (not sure of the oz but the container is so big it won't fit in the top rack of my dishwasher) and I refill it at least 3x per day just while I am at work. I don't use any artificial sweeteners.
__________________


Reply With Quote
  #12  
April 16th, 2013, 02:27 PM
jhmomofmany's Avatar Look! A Dancing Banana!
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Upper Michigan
Posts: 14,233
Send a message via Yahoo to jhmomofmany
I drink at least 2 quarts daily, plus a quart of herbal tea that I count as fluid intake. I will not use artificial sweeteners or flavors... sometimes I put sliced lemon or cucumber in my water.
__________________
~Jennifer, wife of one, mother of many

Robert: 18 Raechel: 17 Daniel: 14 Joseph: 12 Thomas: 10 Mary Mae: 6 Lucy Marie: 4 and John Anthony, 1!!

Always Missing our Angels: Hope (7-8-06 @36w) and Francis (7-4-12 @12w)


I've lost 60 pounds, and I'm stronger than ever! No gimmicks, no BS, just exercise, nutrition, and support from the awesome Fitness and Weight Loss board here at JM!! Click the blinkie to join us!



Reply With Quote
  #13  
April 17th, 2013, 07:26 PM
D&K's_mama's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Ky
Posts: 1,340
Ive been craving lemon in my water and tea lately so ive been adding lots of lemon! I dont mind artificial sweeteners but I know they are bad so I try to steer clear of them!
__________________


Reply With Quote
  #14  
April 18th, 2013, 07:34 AM
eshute's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 1,781
I've read that Splenda is safe during pregnancy. I've used it once or twice, but have been using regular sugar when making decaf iced tea. I don't use much as I don't like it really sweet anyway. Stick with regular sugar - while it's not good for you, it's better than the artificial ones. I don't keep track of my fluid intake, but I do keep an eye on the color of my urine (TMI, SORRY). As long as it's not bright yellow, I figure I'm doing just fine.
__________________




Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:35 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0