Drinking water during Lent

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Feb 19, 2015 9:25pm
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The lent season began on Wednesday and as a catholic I have decided to fast. I work twice a day,mostly cardio or strength training in the mornings and I walk every evening. My problem lies in drinking water since I am doing dry fasting and therefore no water. At the same time I don't want to injure my health and anytime I ask about it I keep on hearing follow your heart.
I wonder any one has personal or professional views about this.
19 Feb
Your commitment is truly admirable. BUT...Can you ask your priest for guidance? As for health effects: I've gone through dehydration after playing tennis, and it was awful. I would check with a physician before engaging in a dry fast while still exercising.
20 Feb
Drinking water is good for the body, don't think GOD wants you to dehydrated LENT will help us less eating ;)

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