Take pictures, each month even if you don't think you're making progress those slight changes come out in photos and help keep you motivated. At least they do for me.
While getting in those 8 glasses who hasn't been burned out by drinking yet ANOTHER glass of water. True Lime is a whole wedge sized serving of lime in a packet sized serving. Citrus flavor without added calories!
I needed new running shoes and after some research decided on the Asics GT 2160, Oh my Goodness are these some great shoes. I've walked for over an hour without getting sore feet. I would however recommend getting a 1/2 size larger as the shoes are a narrower fit.