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F/30/5’9” [207Lbs > 181Lbs = 26Lbs] (6 Months) Weight Loss Journey Reddit Story

Read about echoesandstars’ 26lbs weight loss journey which took 6 months, with tips on how to track progress for yourself

Article by Madeleine Smith

A picture of a 5'9" female showing a weight loss from 207 pounds to 181 pounds. A net loss of 26 pounds.
F/30/5’9” [207lbs > 181lbs = 26lbs] (6 months) Day to day I can’t see a difference so it’s nice to have a reminder of how far I’ve come.
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


Echoesandstars’ has shared her 26lbs weight loss journey on Reddit which lasted for 6 months. Though she couldn’t see a visual difference day to day, she got reminders of how far she has come thanks to pictures of her progress. Her story serves as a great inspiration to those looking to lose weight.

Tips on tracking progress

Echoesandstars’ got reminders of how far she’s come by taking pictures of her progress. This can be a great way to track your weight loss journey. However, it is suggested to ensure that you take pictures in the same position, wearing the same clothes, for better comparison. You can also track your progress by weighing yourself weekly, using a measuring tape to measure your waist and other body parts.

Midsection reduction

Echoesandstars' midsection showed the most visible change. She has certainly shrunk all over, but the visible difference in her midsection can be seen in the pictures she shared. You too can target your midsection with exercises such as planks, crunches, and sit-ups to strengthen and tone those muscles.

Keep going

Echoesandstars’ story reminds us of the importance of dedication and hard work. Losing weight is a journey that takes time, and along the way, you may face setbacks. The key is to stay patient and persistent. Keep pushing yourself; you will see progress if you remain consistent.

Closing Thoughts

Echoesandstars’ weight loss journey is a testament to the fact that progress takes time, and it’s a journey worth undertaking. If you’re on a similar journey, the tips mentioned here; taking pictures, tracking progress, measuring waist and other body parts, strengthening key muscles, and keeping up the hard work, will all help you to track your progress and achieve your goals.

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