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Tracking Your Weight Loss Journey: a Reddit User's Progress

Discover the weight loss journey of a Reddit user who shared updates on his progress towards fat loss, without the gimmicks

Article by Madeleine Smith

A before and after photo of a 5'9" male showing a snapshot of 204 pounds at a height of 5'9
A before and after photo of a 5'9" male showing a snapshot of 204 pounds at a height of 5'9
A before and after photo of a 5'9" male showing a snapshot of 204 pounds at a height of 5'9
Completion: Fat Loss/Male/38/5'9"/204
Originally posted on /r/BTFC


Losing weight is a challenging journey, but many people have turned to social media to share their progress, ups and downs, and seek support. One Reddit user, 38-year-old male, standing at 5'9' and weighing 204lbs, shared his journey through the Fat Loss Challenge.

The Journey Begins

The user started his weight loss journey with a starting weight of 204lbs. He had made several attempts at weight loss in the past but had never seen significant progress. This time, he committed to a simple plan of calorie tracking and exercise. He shared in his posts the importance of patience and consistency while being realistic about his goals.

Progress Updates

Over the course of his journey, the user shared his progress through regular updates to his calorie intake, exercise routine, and weight measurements. He received overwhelming support from fellow Redditors, which provided the necessary motivation to continue. He also celebrated his progress, noting how he felt more energized and confident as he lost weight.

Final Results

After several months of hard work, the user successfully reached his goal of losing 25lbs. He shared his final progress picture, where he gained muscle, lost fat, and was noticeably leaner. Throughout his journey, the user emphasized the importance of consistency and warned against gimmicks, which often promise quick results that are unsustainable.


This Reddit user's journey is an inspiration to anyone looking to lose weight. He stayed focused on his goal, committed to simple habits, and trusted the process. While weight loss journeys can be challenging, sharing progress on social media can provide the necessary support and accountability to help people succeed. Don’t get caught up in gimmicks, but rather focus on keeping things simple, staying consistent and remember to be patient when tracking goals.

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Madeleine Smith

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Madeleine is passionate about empowering individuals with the information and tools they need to transform their bodies and lives.