What have you written? Do you get a negative feel, as in "I´ve never been able to lose weight..", "I´m always letting myself down" etc. Change all those words into positives! For example "I know I can lose weight and I will" Because your time is now.
Boil some water in a pan and add spices (cinnamon, cloves or whatever you prefer, maybe lemon peel..?) Let it simmer and instantly your whole house smells lovely. When I did this the first reaction I had from my sister in law was "Mmm, have you been baking?"
For extra resistance, add some weights under your pram when you´re out walking. Filled water bottles for example. Maybe put them in a bag if you don´t want people to think you transport water somewhere every day..
For that extra little exercise, move the cups and everyday items you need often a bit higher up or lower down in the cupboards or further away from the kettle etc. for extra exercise! Same goes for toothbrushes and other things.
with lots of hidden vegetables if your kids are fussy. Tinned tomatoes, peppers, onion, garlic, thyme, grated carrot, and seasoning. Mix it straight in the saucepan. Endless varities on vegetables and spices, add what you like. Last time I had cinnamon in, was yum. This also works as a sauce for mea...
and sit in a squatting position as you brush your teeth
Have a look here for instructions, not difficult!
Well, that is motivation enough! Life is passing us by, we must enjoy it with or without extra weight on our bodies, although some things might be easier without all those pounds. So, go out and live, and the pounds might just give up their attempts of growing on you. A rolling stone gathers no moss...
Especially if you have a fussy teenager around.. and same goes for washing up liquid and things, if you are concerned about what others will think.
This year I thought as a challenge- being inspired by going green and saving money - to only give second hand or home made Christmas presents. For example I have a couple of lovely glasses I don´t need, I can fill them up with home made fudge and give away.. If you have kids you have plenty of time ...