Tracking what I drink
As I mentioned in my 2019 year in review I began tracking a few things that I drink. There were a few metrics I was interested in:
- Water: I was concerned I was not drinking enough
- Caffeine: I was curious how much I drank
- Alcohol: I have always drunk more than average and was keen to reduce my intake
The big one was water. I wanted to ensure I was drinking enough water, as I felt I was not at the time. My first point of call in 2018 was Water Minder - a helpful little app to do just this, with healthKit integration and a watch app.
For caffeine I started with an app called RECaff, which was essentially Water Minder for caffeine.
What I found with both these apps is despite how easy they have tried to make it, the barrier of being an app made it difficult at times to remember to use them. They had watch complications that launched predictably slow apps, widgets and reminders. But I...
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