Welcome to the forum
There are so many new members to the forum, it’s hard to keep up. You're title caught my eye
. It's so true, weight loss is all about the good, the bad and the ugly.
CalorieKing is such a great tool to track your food and exercise. It really does keep you honest and accountable.
Don't feel disheartened by the higher reading on the scale. This is a starting point. Think of it this way, you know where you are starting, it will go down from here.
Good luck with your journey.