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A Tale of Weight Loss: One Redditor’s Journey

Follow one user's weight loss journey through their Reddit posts and see how they achieved their goals through dedication and perseverance.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A before and after photo of a 5'8" male showing a weight bulk from 122 pounds to 142 pounds. A total gain of 20 pounds.
M/20/5’8 [122 < 142 = +20 lb] (6 months) Honestly Thought I Was Getting Nowhere Before I Looked At Two Photos Side by side. Feels Good Man
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


Losing weight can be a difficult journey, but one Redditor has documented their inspiring success story on Reddit. Despite the original post being removed by the user, other posts and comments show a journey of dedication and perseverance that resulted in significant weight loss.

Sharing Success

The original post may be lost, but comments reveal that the Redditor started their journey at around 365 pounds. They began by tracking their calories and gradually incorporating regular exercise into their routine.

Finding Support

As the journey continued, the Redditor found support within the Reddit community where they shared their progress and struggles. They also found helpful tips and advice from others who were going through similar journeys.

Achieving Success

Through their journey, the Redditor was able to lose a significant amount of weight, reaching a low of around 180 pounds. Their journey wasn't easy, with setbacks and plateaus along the way. However, their perseverance and dedication ultimately paid off and they achieved their weight loss goals!


The journey to losing weight is a personal one, but finding support and encouragement from others can make all the difference. Tracking food intake and regular exercise can also help along the way. Taking inspiration from others can be helpful, but it's important to remember that everyone's journey is unique, and finding what works for you is key.

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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.