Welcome to SP! I know that you will find the support and encouragement I've found here. Everyone I have met so far has been wonderful!
Always the most difficult part of changing is taking that first step, but here we are. Please feel free to contact me if ever you need anything or just want to talk. I am on SP everyday by SparkMail or you can usually find me logged into 100+ Club or the 100+ First Steps Club.
I wish you the best on your journey and hope to see you on the boards.