Welcome Mrshaywood, and congrats on getting motivated! I wish you the best and know you'll find a lot of support here.
Come join us in the 100+ to lose thread in the weight loss section if you like. You don't sound like you have quite that much to lose, but we have people at all levels there and it's a fun and supportive bunch.
happiness and health to you.
Starting: 11/14/2010, 350 lbs (Yikes!)
Current : 03/31/2010, 295 lbs
Starting:1/20/2012, 335 lbs
Current: 2/10/2012 324.4 lbs
Goal 1: 302 lbs 04/01/2012 April Fools 10% Challenge
Goal 2: 271 lbs 07/04/2012 4th of July 10% Challenge
Goal 3: 247 lbs 10/01/2012
Ultimate Goal 160 lbs 05/31/2013
Lost: 10.6 lbs