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Mio in ice water! My favorite is the mango/peach flavor.

That sounds yummy!

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I'm 3 weeks out and am STILL always dying of thirst. I go to Sonic every day and get 2 Route 44 cups of ice and munch on them all day long. It's the only thing that really ever quenches my thirst. :)

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Everyday I buy a large Water EXTRA ICE from Sonic.

Then I drink 1 or 2 Lipton Citrus green Tea Lemonade. Chilled very delicious.

Is that decaff? I almost bought some but caffeine causes dehydration, especially when you are newly out.

To help me be able to get liquids down in the hospital I used Bigelow Decaff Peppermint Tea & truvia. The warm liquid at first helped, especially with the new stomach. Since I was trying to get Water & the tea down the tea would really cool off during the night and I found it tasted good cold, where I couldn't get cold water down. Eventually the cold tea made it so I could tolerate colder water.

I think drinking out a small one ounce cup or a shot glass works better because I also take in less air which allows me to feel more quenched.

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Fun Fact.....peppermint is great for soothing your stomach. Years ago when I worked in an ER, when someone would come in with a horrid smell, we would open peppermint oil all over the 3k sq ft ER and it would sooth our tummies.

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Use LOTS of ice. It really helped me.

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Ice is now my best friend :) Powerade zero is what I go to when I feel like I am dying of thirst - which I think I felt the first 3 weeks post surgery, then paniced about getting dehydrated and sent back to the hospital. The Powerade really seemed to help - just kept it on ice and drank constantly.

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I used to drink a six pack of diet dr. P a day. Stopped cold turkey and now I drink Water like crazy.....I don't seem to ever get my thirst quenched.

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