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Take it one day, or even one meal at a time. And start small. Maybe you add one additional serving of fruit or veggies per day. Maybe you start exercising in 10 minute increments. I found that once I hit a monthly number of fitness minutes, I want to match that or increase it by say 100 minutes the next month.
A few zero-calorie, flavored stevia drops can make guzzling water actually enjoyable. You can choose flavors to suit your mood, flavors like lemon, orange, berry, grape, or even vanilla, toffee or chocolate-raspberry. Or put it in sparkling water for a natural, calorie-free soda.
When you're first starting out, it's best not to focus on what you have to give up - your favorite foods, your TV time, etc. Instead, spend the first week or so adding things - more water, more sleep, more fruits & veggies. Then slowly start focusing on what you need to give up. By adding first, you won't feel as much like you're depriving yourself.
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