Hey. I am 18, 172cm tall and 88kg. I've been wanting to lose weight for a while, but over the last few weeks have finally started trying. So far I've just cut out soft drinks, am sort of eating healthier, and I've been using the treadmill that my sister rented (thank god). Over the last week I've been watching a movie whilst running on the treadmill at alternating speeds, usually burning 500+ calories per movie (assuming my treadmill actually counts it correctly) each night, whilst this is great (gives me an excuse to watch a movie every day) I seriously have no idea what I am doing, so i figured I'd join a community and browse for tips on weight loss and motivation.
I've never been particuarly active - haven't played a sport in my life, mainly because of my complete lack of depth perception, but I really want to turn my life in a better direction so I lose weight instead of gaining it. My goal is to lose 15kg by the end of the year so I can be fit for schoolies, but I'm really worried about managing work/final year of school/losing weight. Plus I have no idea how to diet properly - I don't eat red meat, and I have no idea wether or not that's a good thing.
Basically I want to get to a healthy weight and be able to maintain it.
So yeah, that's my little introduction. Sorry if it's grammatically incorrect, my brain doesn't want to work today. So, does anyone have any tips?