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Fgfrf12's Inspiring 72Lbs Weight Loss Journey

Read about reddit user FGFRF12's journey as they successfully lost 72lbs, from 270lbs down to 198lbs!

Article by Madeleine Smith

A picture of a 5'3" female showing a weight loss from 270 pounds to 198 pounds. A total loss of 72 pounds.
F/23/5'3" [270lbs > 198lbs = 72lbs] Weight loss progress on face
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


For many people who struggle with their weight, the journey to a healthier body can seem like an impossible task. However, one reddit user, FGFRF12, decided to make a change in their life, and their progress has inspired many others.

Starting Point

When FGFRF12 began their weight loss journey, they weighed in at 270lbs. But with determination and a commitment to a healthier lifestyle, they began to see the pounds melt away. By making small, sustainable changes to their diet and exercise routine, they were able to lose weight consistently over time.

Successes and Struggles

While the journey to losing 72lbs certainly had its challenges, FGFRF12 persevered. They found ways to make healthy eating enjoyable by experimenting with new recipes and finding healthy foods that they genuinely enjoyed. They also discovered the benefits of exercise, finding that not only did it help them lose weight, but it also made them feel better mentally and emotionally. But it wasn't always easy; FGFRF12 admits to experiencing setbacks along the way. However, they didn't let these setbacks discourage them, and instead used them as motivation to keep pushing forward.

Results and Reflections

After months of hard work and dedication, FGFRF12 reached their goal weight of 198lbs. Reflecting on their journey, they shared that they had learned a lot about themselves and what they were capable of achieving. They also acknowledged that the journey to a healthier body is a lifelong process, and that there will be ups and downs along the way. However, they are committed to maintaining their healthy lifestyle and continuing their progress.


FGFRF12's weight loss journey is an inspiring example of what can be achieved through hard work, dedication, and a commitment to a healthier lifestyle. By making small, sustainable changes over time, anyone can begin to see progress towards their weight loss goals. While it may not always be easy, the end result is worth it. If you're struggling with your weight, take inspiration from FGFRF12's story and remember that anything is possible if you set your mind to it.

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