The key to weight loss success is establishing a healthy lifestyle. I dont believe in fad diets - sure they work temporarily but diets arent realistic, long term solutions. Weight loss motivation and great weight loss tips here - www.
Just because you aren't given the credit and haven't been recognised for your work doesn't mean you have to give up or stop. You don't always need credit, other people do not always have to know what you are capable of doing as long as you do.
I think you are finally able to move forward when you can look back and accept the past, realizing there are no mistakes, no regrets just moments in life that changed you, making you a better version of yourself!