I'm 5'1" and 180 lb. I'm getting married in July 2015 and I'd like to be around 140 lb. More than the specific number--I just want to feel better when I look at myself. I don't want to hate my wedding pictures because I look like I have a double chin or too big of a stomach in some of them.
I'd like to make a lifestyle change to be healthier, and I think it's important to start soon to to lose weight gradually in a safe way. My trouble is anytime I start a change, I have a hard time sustaining it. I used my fitness pal and lost 10 pounds, but I ended up stopping using it because I hated how miserable it made eating. I'd get too hung up on the calories in every little thing.
I've been considering joining Weight Watchers because I hear fruits & veggies are 0 "points", and I want to encourage myself to eat healthier foods instead of obsessing about every single calorie. I've also thought about just keeping a food diary to see if I can identity problematic patterns over time.
I usually go on a few 3-4 mile walks a week, so I have a start on exercise but could be more consistent. I
Any advice out there about making a healthy change that is do-able long-term? Thanks so much for any help!