I'm trying to lose weigh how many calories should I consume I'm 5' 9'' and 222lbs I'm a waitress so I walk alot?

Be patient. According to most healthy weight calculators, you'll probably want to lose at least 55-60 lbs (maybe more) and this should take some time. But you are wise to try and there are responsible safe approaches. You might ask a doctor you trust or investigate on your own. Here's a good one: http://www. Caloriesperhour. Com/tutorial_ideal. Php (work walking may still lack some exercise benefits.) best!