Losing Weight & Getting Healthier

I've been getting really down about my weight recently. I weighed myself and found out I am the heaviest I have ever been. I don't feel it. Well I mean I do feel it in that the fact my clothes no longer fit, and I am stuck wearing massive baggy jumpers in the sunshine. But I just don't know when it happened! It was bound to happen though, the amount of chocolate and other rubbish I was eating was awful, honestly embarrassing. But I've started to notice I can't do things like I used to. I don't look the way I want. I can't wear what I want to. I look at other people and think, I wish I could pull that off. And I used to be able to. Not now.
So it's time to make a change. There are things like supplements like here to help with the weight loss, but I am just not sure if I want to take this rout. Time to sort my s*** out and get healthier. Get back to the me I want to be. Get back to the me I want my little ones to be with. When I can run & play without needing a sit down. People have began to mention it too. Do you know how much it sucks when people tell you you've put weight on. It's really not a nice feeling. It's not even the exercise part. I mean I don't do a lot of exercise, but I don't do none. I don't drive so we walk everywhere, and we go out every single day. We pretty much live at the bottom of our town, so to get anywhere you have to walk up this massive hill. 

So I'm starting now.

Eating healthier, ensuring I have my 5 a day, and drinking more water than anything else. More water than tea is going to be tough! Cutting down my portion size, and limiting my treats. I've also downloaded the Couch to 5K app on my phone, which I have used before and it's really good! (Highly recommend for beginners!). So I'm going to do that more often than not everyday throughout the week, but I need some advice. I used to do workouts on Youtube when my little ones were littler. When they were babies and I could just pop them down and they'd stay there. Nowadays it's much harder, on the days when I cant go out I need to be able to do something at home. But doing a workout from my laptop/tv is hilarious to my little ones, and all they want to do is jump on me. It's very stressful, and just doesn't work. So anyone in the same position, do you have any advice?

Ideally I want to lose 4 stone. I know that's quite a bit, and I know it's going to take time, but I'm adamant I can do it. 

I'm also doing Race For Life in a couple months, and I just cant be this overweight then. I wont get very far at all! 

So wish me luck! I'm gonna need it!
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