I don't have much experience with Atkins, but I do see people having success with it. I also see people struggling with it, but I think it goes with every kind of weight loss journey out there.
To me, what really mattered was to find something that was accomplishable on a daily basis, so I could dedicate, and stick with it, without it becoming tedious and without me giving up half way.
I found this in calorie counting. No real restrictions, I have eaten what I feel like, as long as I haven't gone over my allowance.
The journey for me has been fairly easy, and I have just completed the last step. I hope you find your journey.
"Losing weight is never about eating as little as possible"
"Eating enough, moving more, not eating stupid s**t = losing weight."
"Do. Or do not. There is no trying."
- Master Yoda.
I started my weight loss journey on October 4th, 2010 - and this is what I have accomplished so far: