from Orange County - I'm glad you're here! My suggestion is to make tiny changes one or two at a time instead of trying to change 'everything' [or change a lot!] - it takes energy to create a new habit so trying to do too much at once can drain us to the point we just give up and let the old habits slip back because they take less energy. So try one or two smaller changes like drinking at least 8 glasses of water and taking a 30-minute walk every day - when those behaviors become HABIT, then add another healthy change. If you focus on the process and creating health instead of 'losing weight,' you'll find it much easier to sustain the new lifestyle.
Lynda in Orange County, So Calif
God Grant me Serenity to Accept the things I cannot change, Courage to Change the things I can and Wisdom to Know the difference!
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. -- John Wooden
"Winners are not those who never fail, but those who never quit."
| Pounds lost: 15.5