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I want to Exercise to lose weight but I'm really stressed out. Any Advice?

By November 6, 2010 - 4:14am
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Here's what I'm battling which has seem to be a "lifetime". I have been called all those not so nice words from my immediate family. (Trust me non-motivational).
My mother is a plus person and she's not doing anything about it. My dad was fit as ever and my brother too.
I am stressed out about my finances, my work life. I am overweight, encountering sinus and tooth pain (not sure if I should be doing something doctor wise or not. I've had tendinitis in my left leg for over 2 months now.

My doctor told me "take advil, it will go away soon". I have been taking Advil for 2 months, had a ultra sound and x-ray and its normal.
Do I want to lose weight? Yes, where do I start? I have no clue. I have been walking, but I want to do more. I injured my knee in 1991 and had surgery, have been battling my on and off knee pain since 1993.
I don't want to be at my mom's weight. I would prefer to be at a healthy weight.
My husband is skinny. 5'7 and 126lbs (so he has nothing to worry about)
But I do get a little bit of negativity about my weight gain from him.
"It would be easier for me if you were skinnier, we could run with eachother, we could do more things together." Hell if I had known he would not accept me 6 years into marriage this way, I would have never married him. He married me because he loves me and doesn't want to see me down. His negativity has almost led us to divorce last year. He's learned, but he still brings up the negative "it would be easier romantically if you were skinny." I have said if he's not happy with me, he knows where the door is. He gets into his own depression when I say that. But he should know how it makes me feel. I feel like I don't want to live because of him. I want to lose weight for me. And if he continues being the way he is, I want to lose weight to be empowered enough and strong enough to have the sense to leave if he doesn't change.
Any help out there? Please do let me know. I'm sure you will tell me to kick his butt to the curb. But I do care for him alot and that's more deeper than anything.

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