I try to read most all the new posts, but I can see where it might be overwhelming! The various check-in threads are great--just pick the one(s) that are most applicable to you and post away. You can also find some great info on lots of the older threads as well and you can use the search feature if there are specifics you're looking for.
47 M 5'8"
May 4, 2010...... 440? lbs. (Start FitDay Size 60 Jeans)
June 19, 2010.... 393 lbs. (First Weigh-in)
June 19, 2011.... 229 lbs. (164 lbs. gone in one year :-)
Current Weight... 185 lbs. (Size 36 Jeans)
Next Goal 169 lbs. (07/04/12)
Ultimate Goal 165 lbs. (12/31/12)
The best exercises for weight loss are Fork Putdowns and Table Pushaways.