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M/26/5'6" Weight Loss Journey: From 203Lbs to 181Lbs in 8 Months

Read about a Reddit user's weight loss journey from 203lbs to 181lbs in 8 months. Learn tips and tricks for successful weight loss.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A picture of a 5'6" male showing a weight loss from 203 pounds to 181 pounds. A respectable loss of 22 pounds.
M/26/5’6” [203>181 = -22 lbs] 8 months in, and I still have some more to lose but actually seeing the results like this is really cool
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


Losing weight is an arduous task, but these remarkable stories of people’s weight loss journeys showcase that hard work and dedication does pay off. One Reddit user, M/26/5'6", shares their journey of losing 22 pounds over the course of 8 months.

The Journey

The user posted before-and-after photos of their progress, stating that they still have some more to lose, but seeing the results so far has been really cool. The post provides no details on the specific diet plan, but the focus on losing weight through diet and exercise is evident.

Tips and Tricks

There are many approaches to losing weight, but some commonly suggested tips include setting achievable goals, tracking progress, staying accountable with a friend, focusing on healthy food options, and incorporating regular physical activity into your routine.

Staying Motivated

Staying motivated is an essential part of any weight loss journey. This can be done by setting small achievable goals, giving yourself non-food related rewards, and celebrating your progress along the way. The user’s success story can be a great motivator for others hoping to lose weight.


Fat loss is a slow and steady process and patience is key. With consistent effort and healthy habits, anyone can achieve their weight loss goals. It is important to always consult with a doctor before beginning any weight loss plan and finding a plan that works for you.

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.