Clapping my hands here for your new direction and your new determination, I think for most of us that's half the battle.
You know the funny part, I'm not a diabetic, but I'm doing most of the diet recommendations in peacemaker74's post, and I feel so much better for it. Good luck honey.
Starting weight: 244.6 lbs. 10/01/09
Pounds lost: 80.6 lbs
Current weight: 164 lbs
Goal weight: 120 lbs
Weight to go: 44 lbs
Goal Date: 1/1/13