Welcome to FitDay, Spooky; congrats on those ten pounds so far! It sounds like you have some good insights and I encourage you to keep posting and sharing and ask any questions you might have. FitDay is a wonderful resource, so poke around, join in some discussions, and keep logging!
"If you drop an egg, you don't say, 'Oh, shoot' and drop the other 11, do you?"
-Source unknown, but obviously brilliant
Reached goal 4/16/2010...but kind of afraid to look these days