Reminder: If it’s summer, and it’s hot, drink a lot of water

In a span of about 10 minutes, I’ve just drank 6 cups of water. Not small glasses, but actual cup measurements. That comes out to over 2/3 of a 2-liter bottle. For each cup, I drank it all at once, not stopping for breath. And I would drink more, I think, except my stomach isn’t that big.

I hadn’t realized how thirsty I was—in fact, I hadn’t even realized I was thirsty at all—but it’s quite easy to be deceived by that. Please, if it’s summer where you are, and it’s hot, don’t let yourself get dehydrated. Get something to drink, drink it as you work/play/whatever, and when you finish, get another. You don’t need to be constantly thinking about it, but you’ll be suprised at how much you drink.

This has been a public service announcement from

P.S.: Hey, google even says it can improve your skin, reduce your risk of cancer, and help you lose weight. It’s like a miracle drug or something, but free.

One Response to “Reminder: If it’s summer, and it’s hot, drink a lot of water”

  1. Aristotle Pagaltzis says:

    Well, drinking enough water is not a bad idea, but you can overdo it. See Snopes on this urban legend.