i agree with Connie! You didn't state how old you are (and that's ok), but it's also important to know that losing that middle gets harder as we age.
But to lose it, you need to find the source of the problem - such as eating too much or stress. There are so many resources that can help. It takes some work to lose it and there really is no simple answer but there are things you can do to work at it.
Sparkpeople is a wonderful on-line community that has tracking tools for nutrition and fitness where you can track what you do. The site is free! Sparkpeople.com
There are also some great sites right here on BellaOnline with really good articles that can help too, such as the LowCarb site and healthy food site. Low Carb Site at BellaOnline Healthy Foods Site at BellaOnline
Visit their forums to ask for opinions and recipes! Finding an accountability partner helps too. Start a journal or find an accountability partner to hold yourself accountable for getting it done. If you need one, we would be more then happy to help.
Let us know how it's going.