I suppose it is different for everyone. I find a high protein breakfast really helps.
Of course, then you swap internal debates. The one I have now is between being a big strong girl and being a weak skinny girl (which I'm supposed to want and still berate myself for not being sometimes, but then I think how silly, it's better to be big and strong and back and forth the debate inside me goes.)
Female, 5'3", 50, Starting weight: 163lbs. Current weight: 135 (more or less).
I can squat 187.5lbs, press 75lbs and deadlift 200lbs