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Hi, im Geena. 18years old and 11st, ive never been happy with my weight, im only 4ft 11 so all this weight doesnt look good because im so small, ive tried everything to loose weight, I used to be bulimic, tried to starve myself but I just love food too much, I would eat salads but the only vegetables I like is potatos carrots and peas so eating healthy isnt exactly easy for me because I dont like veg, ive tried to enjoy it but im just a fussy eater. Today I started on tesco's ultra-slim (like slimfast just cheaper). Ive been to slimming world on and off for years just getting too expensive, I never stick to exercise because it gets boring. I want to do something that will keep me happy but also help me loose weight, does anyone have any ideas to keep me motivated or any recipies for healthy meals that I may enjoy? During college I end up buying fastfoods and things covered in mayonnaise, so any quick and easy recipies for dinner at college would help too? HELP PLEASE!
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Why don't you try a legitimate weight loss program to get some solid advice and plans?They may not be free but they do offer expert advice that will really change the way you think about healthy weight loss and living. I used to be overweight and I was lucky enough to come across a good book on dieting and exercise...'The diet solution' if I remember.. The thing about such books and programs is, they are not just there to tell people what exercise plans or foods to follow, they genuinely re-program your mind to condition it for healthy living. This is something that you can carry with you for life. One good program that I would recommend is perhaps the customized weight loss program...http://wlun.weebly.com/2/post/2011/07/customized-fat-loss-review.html...quite a comprehensive guide I would say for anyone looking to bust some fats
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  My gosh green peas and orange carrots.   Your on your way with them 2 vegetables.  potatoes in heathly amounts are ok.   Eat what you enjoy, move more you will be fine.  Not sure where in the world you are, have you had a look at the NHS site for balanced healthy eating?
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Be careful with the green peas; they're one of the more starchy veggies and should be eaten sparingly, because they break down in your system very quickly and spike your blood sugar, which tend to make you want to eat more.  The same goes for white potatoes, which, like peas, are considered simple carbs and fit into the same category as sugary foods, white bread, white rice, etc.

Center your meals around lean protein and complex carbs that take longer to break down, and will keep you feeling fuller for longer periods.

Adequate exercise is very important, too. Start out with 30 min/day, 3 days/week, but try to work up to at least 30 min, 6 days/week. Be sure to get adequate amounts of both, cardio and weight training.
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Hi Geena, Since you are in school, would you consider talking to a counselor and kind of sift through your reasons for wanting to lose weight and the approach you want to take?  Since you are a recovered?  recovering?  bulimic, you may have some residual "stinkin' thinkin'" which may interfere with your goals.  For a motivated life style changer, it isn't impossible, but for someone who doesn't want to commit to changes yet wants the change, I don't know, that is setting one's self up for failure before even starting.  I hope you find ways to eat foods you enjoy and find a physical outlet that fits your lifestyle.  
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