The feeling of losing weight, for those who are not used to it, is a good feeling but at the same time it's almost an uneasy feeling of losing something: Obesity, that old familiar "friend." For a moment you might toy with the idea of holding on to your old "friend" because it's familiar. For some, it's all you have ever known. Don't be afraid to let it go. Let your old "friend" go and embrace your new friends, weight loss and its companion healthy lifestyle. When you do let go, be careful of your actions during this time and make sure that they are directed towards supporting your new friends.: Weight loss and healthy lifestyle.