If you’re a long time reader of my blog you know that I LOVE hot water and lemon in the morning. I think starting your day with water instead of coffee is a great way to prioritize hydration. But there are other benefits as well.
Livestrong.com lists these benefits of drinking lemon water:
- digestive aide
- overcoming nausea or morning sickness
- weight loss
- creating beautiful skin
- energizing your body
Here’s where the interrupted part comes in. I’ve been going for two weeks without my beloved lemon water. Both grocery stores by my house had a super yucky batch of lemons recently. It totally threw off my morning routine and I definitely felt a difference in my hydration levels. Yes I know I could have just drank a glass of regular water. But I didn’t. I just went straight to the coffee pot.
I’m happy to report that lemons are BACK in my life.
I brought something else back this morning that’s been missing from my morning routine for months and months. Remember when I used to wake up every morning and meditate and stretch for 10 minutes? Me neither, it’s been gone for so long. I have no idea why I stopped this.
I used to forgo the snooze button and let Brad stay in bed for an extra ten while I grabbed my yoga matt and a mug of hot lemon water. My day was totally different when I had this tiny slice of time for focusing in the morning.
Wish me luck, I hope to keep the meditation up for good now.
Do you have any morning rituals?
PS I’m speaking at Podcamp this weekend, who’s coming?
PSS – Has everyone RSVP’d to our Toronto Blogger Meetup on Saturday? (You’re still welcome to come even if you haven’t RSVP’d just hit me up with an email today!)