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Old 11-15-2009, 07:55 AM
 
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Lets say youre eating a meal, do you eat and take slurps of your drink? or do you wait until youre entirely finished with your meal and then drink?
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Old 11-15-2009, 08:05 AM
 
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I drink throughout the meal but I've known people who waited - always thought that was a little odd.
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Old 11-15-2009, 08:18 AM
 
Location: CasaMo
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It helps digest the food better if you drink along the way.
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Old 11-15-2009, 09:26 AM
 
Location: GLAMA
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Why wait?
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Old 11-15-2009, 09:39 AM
 
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I generally don't drink and eat at the same time.

I do often have a cup of tea after the meal though, so I guess that is "after".
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Old 11-15-2009, 09:42 AM
 
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I need to wash it down with something Your suppose to drink before so it fills you up and you won't eat so much but I like it all together
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Old 11-15-2009, 09:49 AM
 
Location: Denver area
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During for sure....I can't imagine eating without having a glass of water too....and when dining out I really do like it when the servers are great about keeping an eye on my water and keeping it filled....
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Old 11-15-2009, 10:02 AM
 
Location: CA
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Your suppose to drink before so it fills you up and you won't eat so much
But I like to eat so much. I woudn't want to be filled up beforehand.

Reminds me of that advice to not go to the grocery store when you're hungry. I have far more trouble with my shopping if I go when I'm full. Nothing looks good so I don't buy enough and have to go back later in the week.
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Old 11-15-2009, 10:28 AM
 
Location: Central Texas
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But I like to eat so much. I woudn't want to be filled up beforehand.

Reminds me of that advice to not go to the grocery store when you're hungry. I have far more trouble with my shopping if I go when I'm full. Nothing looks good so I don't buy enough and have to go back later in the week.
You're leaving out an important part - having a grocery list with you so that you get what you need and don't have to go back, eating beforehand so you don't do "impulse buys". The two go hand in hand.

I drink with my meal, my husband tends to drink after, if at all.
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Old 11-15-2009, 10:32 AM
 
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I do often bring a list, but start chopping things off when I don't have an appetite for it!
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