I read somewhere on this site: "Being fat is hard. Losing weight is hard. Maintaining is hard. Pick your hard!" Makes sense, no?
Hey, at least we get to pick!
Your motivation is inside you. Keep coming to Spark. Make sure you visit the success pages and the Woo-Hoo board for they will motivate you beyond belief. You can do this!
Visit Spark's sister-site, dailySpark.com (click on the Healthy Lifestyle tab, then choose dailySpark.com from the pull-down menu - it's on the bottom).
It has some awesome articles that will not only enlighten you, they'll lift you up! Here's a link to some from Dean Anderson, who's written some of the best articles on motivation I've ever read:
We are pulling for you! Good luck.