I've tried to lose weight multiple times and can't stay on track for more than a couple of weeks.
But this time I tried what smarter people than I have done, and just tried to focus on 10%, not the 105 I need to lose in total.
AND IT WORKED! I lost 23 pounds as my first mini-goal, and I'm so proud of myself.
Just counting calories and working out every other day. I weigh myself every day, which I know some people disagree with. But if I weigh myself weekly, I give myself too much slack ("oh I can eat a Snickers bar I have plenty of time to lose the weight by next Thursday"). So I weigh myself every day and look back to what it was a week before.
If I can do it anyone can!