For successful weight loss to occur remember that it takes time to lose weight. Weight loss plans that promise quick results usually result in weight gains after the initial weight loss. In addition many times you are just losing water weight on those quick weight loss plans. It took a long time to put it on, and it therefore takes a long time to take it back off. Change to a healthier diet and lifestyle. Aim for 1 1/2 to 2 lbs. weight loss per week. Measure yourself by the small goals you set so you will be sure to succeed.