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Man Loses 115Lbs in 9 Months and Maintains Weight Loss for 15 Months

Read about how Tomes2789 lost 115lbs in 9 months and has maintained his weight loss for 15 months

Article by Madeleine Smith

A progress pic of a 5'10" man showing a fat loss from 274 pounds to 159 pounds. A total loss of 115 pounds.
M/27/5'10" [274lbs > 159lbs = 115lbs] (9 months to lose, maintaining for 15 months). Been trying to build more muscle now that I lost the weight!!
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


Tomes2789 is a male Reddit user who posted about his weight loss journey on the ProgressPics subreddit. He went from weighing 274lbs to 159lbs in 9 months and has maintained his weight loss for 15 months.

The journey to weight loss

According to Tomes2789, he struggled with gluttony and had an unhealthy relationship with food. He was able to overcome this by actively counting his calories and using discipline and willpower to stick to a healthier diet. He also started exercising regularly, which helped him achieve his weight loss goals.

Maintaining weight loss

Tomes2789 recognizes that he has a food addiction and plans to actively count calories for the rest of his life to maintain his weight loss. He knows that he could easily go back to his old ways if he lets himself have any slack. He emphasizes the importance of discipline and willpower in maintaining weight loss.

Building muscle

After achieving his weight loss goals, Tomes2789 has been trying to build more muscle. This is a common goal for many people who have lost weight. Building muscle can help with weight maintenance and improve overall health and fitness.


Tomes2789's weight loss journey is an inspiring example of how discipline and willpower can lead to success. His story shows that anyone can achieve their weight loss goals with the right mindset and effort. If you're struggling with weight issues, try following Tomes2789's example by counting calories, exercising regularly, and building more muscle.

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