Welcome back! First step is exactly that - coming back.
It took me a few false starts to get things right. I hope this is the case for you, and that you will finish this time.
"Losing weight is never about eating as little as possible"
"Eating enough, 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: