I'm a coffee addict and realized that it was important for me to drink more water. My few cups of joe each day were taking away from my goal of 8 cups of water a day. So, I made a rule that I've been strictly following: for each cup of coffee, I must drink one cup of water.
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I bought an electric teapot to keep at my desk at work. I keep my favorite herbal teas at my desk and that way I am not tempted to go down to the coffee room and get a cuppa. I am addicted to flavored creamers, so if I have the coffee, I always want the creamer. This way, I eliminate the temptation to drink empty calories and kick the coffee habit.469
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