When you're on FatSecret, you're NOT on your own. I did this on my own too (though with my Wife and Daughter supporting me), and it was much easier than I thought - but of course it takes effort. Welcome aboard.
"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: