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A Pandemic Weight Loss Journey: From 325Lbs to 185Lbs in 15 Months

Read about Kenneth's successful weight loss journey during the pandemic, through healthier meal choices and more walks around the block.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A before and after photo of a 5'10" male showing a weight reduction from 325 pounds to 185 pounds. A net loss of 140 pounds.
M/46/5'10" [325lbs > 185lbs = 140lbs] (15 months) since we where having to lean a new way to live during the pandemic, I tried making healthier meal choices and more walks around the block.
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


Kenneth's weight loss journey is a shining example of how sometimes adverse situations can provide the motivation we need to make positive changes in our lives. In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced people all over the world to adjust to a new way of living. For Kenneth, this meant it was time to take control of his weight and improve his health.

Healthier Meal Choices

One of the key changes that Kenneth implemented was making healthier meal choices. He started by reducing his intake of processed and junk food, and instead opted for more whole foods. This meant fewer takeouts and more home-cooked meals, consisting of lean protein, vegetables, and complex carbohydrates.

More Physical Activity

Along with healthier eating habits, Kenneth also started to incorporate more physical activity into his daily routine. He started by taking small walks around the block, gradually working up to longer walks and eventually incorporating other forms of exercise such as jogging and weightlifting. By doing so, Kenneth was able to increase his daily energy expenditure and burn more calories, ultimately leading to weight loss.

The Importance of Consistency

Of course, none of Kenneth's success would have been possible without consistency. He stuck to his healthier eating habits and exercise routine, even on days where he didn't feel motivated. Over time, these positive habits became ingrained in his lifestyle, making weight loss and weight maintenance much easier.


Kenneth's story shows us that no matter how difficult the circumstances, it is possible to make positive changes to improve our health and wellbeing. By making small, consistent changes to our eating habits and physical activity levels, anyone can achieve their weight loss goals. If you're looking to lose weight, take inspiration from Kenneth's journey and try making some small changes today.

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