Thanks for your comment and support. I often feel that I am alone in this weight battle, so it is lovely to read about about other people who are fighting similar battles. And - even though logically I know that I am not the only person in the world to re-gain weight after working so hard to lose it, I am so angry at myself for letting myself go so far that I think I am too hard on myself. I will lose weight again - and this time I have the advantage of experience.
When you said "It was the hardest but most rewarding thing i ever did" - it really reminded me of how I felt when I lost my weight last time. I want to feel that way again!
I am excited about my journey as well - we both go in as experienced, battered old fighters this time - we are sure to succeed.