The above tips are what I would suggest.
I agree that seeking support on the forum, daily if necessary, will help during moments of temptation or just to celebrate a success such as staying within your calorie goal or resisting treats a loved one decided to bring in the house. Daily successes will get you where you want to go.
While you're waiting to see external changes, notice little things like how you could exercise a little harder than the week before or how you enjoy a crisp, fresh salad. Within a couple of weeks you may notice your face looking thinner. All these little changes keep us going.
Lastly, please be patient and kind with yourself. If you should slip (happens to all of us from time to time), dust yourself off, forgive yourself and get back on track.
Best wishes as you reach your goals!