Losing weight alone is possible but difficult. Statistics say that without help and motivation support, only 5% people manage to maintain their weight. Accepting to be helped when you have a problem with eating behavior is not a sign of weakness but of psychological maturity.
It’s relatively easy to be a good counselor for others but it’s very difficult to be for yourself.
The quality of monitoring is also important. No two people are alike.
Different studies on weight maintenance show a maintenance between 75 and 85% of the weight lost when there is a monthly follow ups.