I'm looking for a buddy too and it sounds like we have the same goals in common. I'm 34, 5'3", 165 and hope to someday be in those dusty pair of size 10 jeans in the back of my closet -- I was wearing them only 6 years ago!!
My goal is to be at 135 by the end of the year. After several years of going to the gym after work on and off I finally switched my workout time to the morning and have managed to make it a permanent part of my life. My problem is, like you, I love food.
Feel free to e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I just found this website recently and love all the inspiration on it. I'm bound and determined to be in my size 10 by this time next year!!