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15 Pound Weight Loss in 10 Weeks: a Reddit User's Success Story

A Reddit user shares his impressive 10-week weight loss journey, his diet routine, and tips on how to avoid sweet temptations.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A picture of a 5'5" male showing a snapshot of 138 pounds at a height of 5'5
A picture of a 5'5" male showing a snapshot of 138 pounds at a height of 5'5
A picture of a 5'5" male showing a snapshot of 138 pounds at a height of 5'5
[Update] Week 10: M/23/5'5"/138 lbs (-15.0#).
Originally posted on /r/BTFC


Many people often find it challenging to stick to their weight loss goals, but one Reddit user, CheeseIsEvil, shares his success story of shedding off 15 pounds in ten weeks. His experience might inspire you to start your weight loss journey.

His Journey

CheeseIsEvil, a 23-year-old male and 5'5 inches tall, began his weight loss journey at 153 lb. He started by watching what he ate, preparing his meals ahead of time, and controlling his sugar intake. He cooked his meals with the necessary nutrients, and snacks included low-fat and low-sugar granola bars, yogurt, and fruits.

Avoiding Temptation

CheeseIsEvil admits that avoiding sweets was the hardest aspect of his weight loss journey. However, he succeeded by not purchasing them, ensuring healthy snacks were available, and having a schedule he stuck to. He was also committed to eating out less, preparing his meals at home, and incorporating new recipes.

The Result

CheeseIsEvil's weight loss progress was visible through photos, which indicated a significant transformation in his physique. His post showed that he lost 15 pounds in ten weeks, totaling up to approximately one and a half pounds weekly.


CheeseIsEvil’s experience shows how essential diet, dedication, and having a routine are to reach a weight loss goal. Remember, consult with a health expert, make better food choices, and have a physical activity program that works for you. Find a supportive community, and you too can embark on your weight loss journey.

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