I keep a stack of pennies next to my water glass (started with 6, currently 7, soon to be 8). Each time I drink a glass of water, I move one penny to the other side of the glass. Once I've moved all my pennies, I've gotten my minimum water requirement for the day, without having to keep count.
This is especially motivating if you tend to be a visual person.
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When I get to work in the morning I put four bottles of water (8 glasses) on my desk where I can see them, having them in front of me is a great visual reminder to drink my water. And when it's time to go home the water is gone, and the weight is coming off!!! Woohoo!!! =)
Scrub a nice big lemon up the night before, and cut it into 8 wedges. Put it in a storage bag in the refrigerator for the next day. Use one wedge for each 8oz of water you drink; you'll have extra flavor and a visual reminder of how well you are doing with your daily water intake! 194
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