Hi Steph! Welcome aboard! You're in the right place, if you're serious about losing that weight.
Use the tools that are available, keep a journal and find some buddies for support and inspiration. This is what works.
...and make sure to enjoy the journey. Don't make it harder than it has to be.
"Keep your friends close, your enemies closer, and the cookies at the other end of the table."
"Eating less, moving more, not eating stupid s**t = losing weight."
"Do. Or do not. There is no trying."
- Master Yoda.
I started my weight loss journey on October 4th, 2010 - and this is what I have accomplished so far: