Hi Jim, I'm also 50, Welcome to the forum.
We've had several males join us on and off, but none of them seemed able to see this thing through to the finish.
Scott our forums administrator drops in from time to time with some helpful advice.
Please feel free to jump in on any of the threads.
If you wish to use a ticker graph to monitor you last few kilo's you wish to lose, this link will give instructions on how to do so - LINK