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A Reddit User's Weight Loss Journey: the Story of Upvotes and Change

A Reddit user's weight loss journey documented by upvotes and comments. Read about their path to change and try out their tips and tricks for yourself.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A photo of a 5'10" man showing a weight cut from 240 pounds to 189 pounds. A respectable loss of 51 pounds.

The Beginning of the Journey

The Reddit post by [deleted] was a snapshot of their journey towards losing weight. In retrospect, the post was simple but honest. They started tracking their calories and exercising more. That was it at first, but as they continued with their new habits, they noticed results. Those results were celebrated and reinforced by other users with upvotes and encouraging comments.

The Significance of Upvotes

The upvotes were more important than just internet points. When [deleted] first started the weight loss journey, they knew they wanted a change but didn't believe it was possible. Seeing the upvotes on their progress posts was validation that they were indeed making a difference. It was proof that their actions were noticed, acknowledged, and even admired by others.

The Power of Community Support

The comments were also a testament to the power of community support. There were congratulatory messages, suggestions for improvement, and offers of help when things got tough. The kindness of strangers on the internet was enough to keep [deleted] motivated and committed to their goal.

Tips and Tricks for Success

If you're looking to start a weight loss journey, the tips shared by [deleted] may be helpful. They recommended tracking calories and exercise, finding healthy substitutes for favorite foods, and giving themselves permission to indulge in moderation. Above all, they emphasized the importance of being patient and kind to oneself.


The Reddit post may have been deleted, but the story remains. The weight loss journey of [deleted] is a reminder that change is possible and support can come from unexpected places. If you're on a similar path, keep going. Remember that progress is not always linear, but every step towards your goal is worth celebrating.

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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.