There are a few things that are just factual. Like there is no magic way to lose weight. It was a long slow process to put it on and it will probable be a long slow process to take it off.One of the very first things you will need to do is remove all temptation from your home. The goodies, snacks and treats have all got to go bye-bye, for a little while anyway.The snacks should be replaced by items that are actually good for you. Carrot or celery sticks or some other form of healthy treat.Sodium or salt as it is commonly referred to should be avoided. It will retain moisture and make you heavier than you really are.Sugar should also be avoided. Goodies as already stated are loaded with unhealthy calories. Soft drinks have a fair amount of sugar also, if your thirsty drink water.Tell your family members and friends what you are trying to accomplish. It will be a lot easier in the long run if everybody is on the same page.The hardest thing about starting a weightloss diet is simply getting started. There are a few things that you will want to avoid but it is not forever. Just buckle down and achieve the weight goal that you are looking at.It is sort of like pulling off a band aid, do it as fast as possible and get it over with. After you lose the weight maintain a healthy diet so the weight is not gained back.