Life's a journey to enjoy.
If you want to succeed at anything you'll have to create a "never quit mentality".
Find someone to be accountable to, someone who will be honest, someone to kick you in the butt when you need it the most.
Sometimes life can be hard, embrace the experience, treat it like an adventure, it's not good or bad it just is.
Just keep moving forward, one simple little step every day, eventually you'll be exactly where you wanted to be!