I've done a tiny bit of research, but it's yielded mixed results.
Most people say to drink Gatorade. I might switch to Gatorade after retrieval (which seems to be the most critical phase) but for now I'm just trying to drink more. And it seems that although it may be necessary to restore electrolytes after transfer, Gatorade seems mostly to be an internet-fueled recommendation more than a doctors. Please comment if you know better! I'm still learning.
I had a terrible headache yesterday. (Like a lump of tension underneath my eyebrow). I realized I had not changed my liquid intake. And I usually have less on weekends anyway.
So here's how I am staying hydrated:
So far, I've had two large mugs of tea (probably 16 ounces each).
My two teas of choice right now:
I typically don't like fruity herbal teas. I like the ingredients to be as naturally as possible. This one is really delicious!
Eleuthero, peppermint, cinnamon, ginger, chamomile, West Indian lemongrass, licorice, catnip, tilia flowers, natural lemon flavor with other natural flavors (contains soy lecithin), hops and Vitamins B6 and B12.
My other favorite:
Yogi, Tahitian Vanilla Hazelnut
It tastes great. It smells even better! I first found this at my acupuncturist's office and I went out and got my own the next day.
Roasted Chicory Root, Carob Pod, Cinnamon Bark, Cardamom Seed, Ginger Root, Stevia Leaf, Clove Bud, Black Pepper, Natural Flavors, Essential Oils
*Hmm...not a fan of the Stevia Leaf or Natural Flavors. But oh well...it's yummy.
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It is harder for a teacher to go pee than the average person, but I'm suffering through it! I just can't leave for a second during 5th period. Damn crazy freshman!
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After 3 days of injections, still feeling pretty good. Tired. Headache (although may be due to sinuses). And a slightly sore tummy at the injection site (I'm not sure if I pinched myself too hard or if I did the injection too close to the first night. Oh well.) My sleep is also weird. When my alarm has gone off for the last 3 days, I have literally had no idea what day it is. Like not even weekend or weekday.