Have you tried a bengal spice tea? That helps me greatly when I'm craving sweets, it tastes like a mexican hot cocoa, but its just flavoured water really. I bet it would be even more awesome with some coconut milk.
Rough start due to major carb WD.
MWF: 1 hour run/walk, 1.5 hours in the gym - upper/lower and core
Sat/Sun=Yard/house work, chasing kids, playing
Family walk every night instead of everyone vegging in front of the TV
Personal trainer to build muscle mass & to help meet goals