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Hi Kachills! to SparkPeople!
This is such a great on-line community to be a part of, everyone here is so encouraging! Who knew complete strangers could be so motivationg
My first thought was: do you have the ability to buy a set of measuring cups?? Measuring your food out and using the Nutrition Tracker are 2 HUGE things that will help kick-start your weightloss journey.
The other HUGE thing that will help kick-start your journey is making sure you get your 8 cups of water! Your body will be thankful for switching the majority of your soda, juice drinks, etc.
And obviously last but not least: Move MORE! Starting with walking and slowly adding other things in is a great way to start. I've heard a TON of good things about the "couch to 5k" (C25K) program - might be worth looking into!
Good Luck! Starting your journey and asking for help are the hardest steps... and you already took them! Way to Go!!
"MAKE IT A PRIORITY!!!"
"80% of Success is SHOWING UP!"
"YOU HAVE TO WORK FOR IT TO EARN IT!!"
"YOU HAVE TO EARN IT TO DESERVE IT!!"
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"Your only a loser when you quit trying" - another fortune cookie
My name is Kachills,I 'm 27 years old from Nigeria.I was born fat!I grow up fat!....I 'n still fat.U guys need to understand that for a country that encourages plumpness,being considered fat is a very big deal.I wasn't too popular at school;no wait! I was popular at school(the fat girl!).I sort of stumbled to this site and I decided to try it,My plan is to walk off the weight, which I v already started(Every inch of of legs hurts after my walk)Maybe later I ll add skipping and situps.My challenge is our diet here is starch(carbohydrate)through out and all the food items in Ur menu is not available to me here,also I v a very big problem with potion control.Can U guys help me?