Thursday, April 5, 2012

A little H-2-0

There is some debate over whether there is iodine in drinking water.  Some doctors recommend only drinking distilled water while on the low-iodine diet.  This is probably overkill, but I would rather be safe than sorry.  After a little research, Phil told me that a granulated activated carbon water filter (a Brita filter) would work for home, but I would still need the distilled stuff for work.  So Phil and I bought just a few gallons of distilled water to get me started.

We looked like survivalists.

Since I was now having to drinking special water from gallon containers, Phil recommended that I drink it directly out of the container.  Just like the frat-boy weight lifters.  He said I should slam back the water, let the water dribble down my chin, and then when I finish yell, "WOO!" while flexing.

I opted for a different drinking vessel.

{Now that's some pure lookin' water}

My favorite part about the water is that it has an expiration date.

{Expires February 23, 2014 at 10:7. That's specfic}

Apparently after a couple of years on the shelf, the water needs to re-enter the hydrologic cycle.

{image found HERE}

Yeah I just nerded out there.

Since my stash of water is getting a little low, we went to Safeway to restock and found this:

Really?  REALLY?  There's been a big run on distilled water I guess.

This is why survivalists always have a back-up stash.


  1. Its cause it was on sale!

  2. Hi Natalie! Just found your blog, and sure enjoyed my time looking around here! I'm so sorry to hear about your battle, but you have such a great, inspirational attitude.~ Neatest thing? I think we live near each other (based on your map in your header)! I live halfway between Rnk. and Smith Mountain Lake. You? Always so fun to meet a local blogger. Hope your Thursday is a good one!

  3. how does brita compare to this water?


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