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M/25/5’10 [390Lbs to 237Lbs] a Tale of Weight Loss Journey

A Reddit user shares details of weight loss journey using a low-carb diet, intermittent fasting and walking routine. Inspiring story of how he lost 150 pounds.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A progress pic of a 5'10" man showing a fat loss from 390 pounds to 237 pounds. A net loss of 153 pounds.
M/25/5'10" [390lbs > 237lbs = 153lbs] (24 months) today's my 2 year anniversary, so I might as well do one of these
Originally posted on /r/progresspics

Losing weight is an ongoing battle, it requires hard work and comes with its fair share of struggles. One Reddit user has shared his inspiring 2-year weight loss journey, in which he lost 153 pounds.

The Strategy

The key to the Redditor's weight loss journey is his low-carb diet, intermittent fasting, and walking routine. He maintained a caloric deficit and tracked everything he consumed, and he never drank calories.

The Discipline

To him, weight loss was not a diet but a lifestyle change. Cooking healthy meals and developing a routine made it enjoyable for him. He decided not to do any cheat days because they always turned into cheat weeks or months. By creating a mindset and not just having self-discipline, he made his habits routine.

The Benefits

He used to be uncomfortable in seats, worry about fitting in, and constantly feel judged while weighing nearly 400 lbs. After losing 153 pounds, he can now walk upstairs without getting out of breath, sit on patio furniture without fear of breaking it, and share seats with other passengers. The Redditor had overcome anxiety caused by his weight and had added 10 years to his life by removing it.

The Conclusion

The Reddit user's strategy was low-carb, intermittent fasting, and walking routine, and by treating weight loss as a lifestyle change, he achieved his goal. Losing 153 pounds and his transformation inspired many on the forum. The takeaway is that creating mindful habits, keeping oneself accountable, and making food part of a routine can lead to a more energetic and healthier life.

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