Like "I've never been skinny, but I have always been able to control my weight fairly well. I have never dieted before my stint with diabetes during pregnancy (and that really isn;t a low fat diet, and if you tell yourself you are doing it for your baby it has a more direct result, for me at least) I agree that I never learned willpower. Pretty much in any aspect of my life. So this really will be a life style change. I will have to spoil myself in different ways, and I will be glad to have someone to share my journey with"