I mean, I can't even put into words how very much this concept perplexes me. Water is essential to your survival, and yet some people are too put off by it because they 'don't like how it tastes'.
Sometimes, I'll be walking downtown and pass a gutter and the gutter's accompanying stench is nauseating. But you know what? I still breathe the air because air is essential to my life. I don't throw a hissy fit and say 'Ewwwww, this air smells bad, I'm going to asphyxiate myself from now on!" Nor do I pour perfume/chloroform/smelling salts onto a hanky to alter the smell of the surrounding air. I'm a fancy schmany grown up who can accept the fact that sewer fumes smell poopy, and I continue to live my life from that point onward.
When you fuss over the taste of water not being to your liking, this is what you sound like: a whiny kid who doesn't like the smell of sewers. It's tough, I know; but I don't make the rules, I just follow them.
I can just imagine your anguish when you have to down an entire 8 glasses of water...yeah, life sure can be rough. But how about you make it into a game and pretend the water is vodka? Or perhaps you can chase each glass of water throughout the day with a cookie?*
Don't be a wimp, though; just drink the water. Trust me, you'll live to tell the tale. And if it makes you feel any better, it has been widely documented that both Chuck Norris AND Jesus love(d) to drink water. So, there you have it: water also has some celebrity endorsements. What else do you need to be convinced?
On a side note: imagine if there was a device that allowed you to add different 'flavours' to the air, just like those flavour enhancers for
*WARNING: do not blame me if you become obese if you choose to follow this method. This is a comedy blog, not a srs business blog!