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Motivation for weight loss??

Over the summer I had gained a lot more weight than I would like.
I have never been "petite", but I have never been this big.
I find it hard to stay motivated. I don't have time for exercise, and I'm always tired. The most exercise I get is walking to school and back home. When I do have spare time, I am tired and exhausted. With my schedule and budget it's almost impossible to diet. I live with my parents, so I basically have to eat whatever they cook. (And the school's cafeteria food doesn't help either).
I have all of these excuses, and I just feel hopeless. I just don't know what to do at this point.
In the past I had an eating disorder and would fluctuate about 6-10lbs a week. I know, that's very unhealthy and I don't want to go down that path again.. But I feel like it is my only option.

Any ideas on what I should do?
And don't tell me to "Diet and exercise.", as previously stated.. Ain't nobody got time or money for that shit.

3 blog comments below

While you might not be able to choose what you eat, you can try to eat less of it. The best/easiest way to lose weight is to eat less calories than you need. It's not a perfect situation if you don't control what you eat and can't choose healthy low-calorie foods, but it's possible.

About exercise, it won't do wonders for weight loss. It can help a bit, but should be done more for long-term weight loss and health issues. Regularly exercising will probably also help with the tired/exhausted feeling.
Bondings on Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:27 am
I agree with Bondings.
Diet and controlling your food intake portions are essential to weight loss.
Exercise helps, but after a while you reach a saturation point for weightloss.
menino on Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:01 pm
If you can reduce your carbs (especially the sugars) then it will go a long way into helping your weight loss. By choosing the 'right' foods and reducing portion size (yes I know - that's pretty much a diet) that's the greatest battle won. It's mostly a frame of thinking, rather than thinking of it as a diet, just choose healthier options and save the 'bad stuff' for one day a week, if you can't give it up completely (although if you can, it will make it easier in the long run). I lost most of my weight with no exercise - exercise is not integral to weight loss, but has it's own benefits and can assist it.
GuidanceReader on Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:26 pm

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