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I Hate Water!

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Started by LawDiva312, Sep 24, 2012 7:44 PM
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    LawDiva312

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Posted September 24, 2012 - 7:44 PM

#1
Since surgery (9/4/12) water tastes disgusting to me. It has an almost metallic taste. I'm adding crystal light which helps but it has to be really cold. I'm super-thirsty and so desperately want to chug the bottle but of course get horrible pain if I take too much in. Does the water-taste thing get better? And will I be able to drink more volume more quickly as time goes on?


    LeaveItToSleever

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Posted September 24, 2012 - 7:55 PM

#2
I never had the metallic taste thing you describe, but then again I didn't drink any plain water for a couple weeks after my surgery. And yes, you will be able to gulp down a lot more water (and much faster) several weeks after surgery than you can immediately post-op. I'm able to mow the lawn and cut the hedges now, in blazing hot sun, and chug it down well enough to stay hydrated.


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Posted September 24, 2012 - 7:56 PM

#3
Your body is in ketosis because your not able to eat carbs and it has a tendency to make things taste like metal. It will get better in time. I had to result to putting mio drops in my water so I would drink it. I'm 11 months out now and can drink a lot of water at one time. Pretty much normal. :)


    LawDiva312

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Posted September 24, 2012 - 8:03 PM

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Thanks guys :) glad to hear it gets better


    Nessa1977

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Posted September 24, 2012 - 8:09 PM

#5
I'm struggling to drink it too. I'm just managing 1lt (sorry don't know what that is in fl oz). Even with lemon juice or cordial (our version of Crystal Light), it's a struggle.


    LatinCurves76

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Posted September 24, 2012 - 8:26 PM

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I went through that post op, I used True Lemon and it helped me out a lot. I totally hated water the first two months and Crystal Light I felt was too sweet so True Lemon did the job and allowed me to drink much more. It did take a long time for me to be able to drink a large quantity of water but now at almost 11 months out I am pretty close to normal.


    Alithinos

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Posted September 24, 2012 - 10:17 PM

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Same here - water felt too heavy. I've been putting a couple ounces of no sugar added apple juice into my water along with ice. I do better with cold. Start with 6-8 ounces water and 2 ounces apple juice and see if that works for you. Mio was too sweet for me. I might have to water down the Crystal Light I got based on some comments here.


    LatinCurves76

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Posted September 24, 2012 - 10:20 PM

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You should totally try True Lemon! They have it in other flavors too, I am not big on sugary drinks and True Lemon gives just a hint of sweet tangy taste :)

Same here - water felt too heavy. I've been putting a couple ounces of no sugar added apple juice into my water along with ice. I do better with cold. Start with 6-8 ounces water and 2 ounces apple juice and see if that works for you. Mio was too sweet for me. I might have to water down the Crystal Light I got based on some comments here.




    SleeveShelly

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Posted September 24, 2012 - 10:47 PM

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The only way I can get it in is to drink decaf tea with Splenda and a lemon wedge.


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Posted September 24, 2012 - 11:28 PM

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After surgery, I went thru a phase of trying every bottled water out there. Even the flavored ones had an after-taste. Then my daughter had me try SmartWater....the best water ever! Clear, crisp tasting water. The only other water I can tolerate is WholeFoods 365 brand of Electrolyte Enhanced Water (same as SmartWater). Give one/both of those a try!


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