Very Unhealth and Want to become healthy

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Q: I am 5"4 298ibs i am trying to get healthy with my life and want to lose weight i have a handicapped child so going to the gym isn't an option i am a single mother on my own. i have been on my diet for two weeks i started out at 301.7ibs and only lost 3ibs thats it i am only eating one meal a day i drink water all day except for my meal i do drink a diet sunkist pop and i don't understand why i am not losing weight. i know i should eat three meals a day but it don't work for me i ended up eating to much so i been just sticking to one meal a day. From one i am adding up if i am doing it right i take in maybe 800 to 1,000 calories a day i do jump rop and do some lil exercise during the night when i put my daughter to bed for the night.. IF you can please help me i what to be here for my daughter and i know i am very healthy and want to be healthy for her ..

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