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A Reddit User's Weight Loss Journey a Story of Dedication and Commitment

Follow the weight loss journey of a Reddit user who was able to achieve their goals through hard work and determination.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A photo of a 5'7" woman showing a weight cut from 290 pounds to 246 pounds. A total loss of 44 pounds.
F/39/5’7” [290 > 246 = 44lbs] April last year to today
Originally posted on /r/progresspics

The Beginning of the Journey

The user, who unfortunately deleted their account, shared their weight loss journey on Reddit. They started at a weight of 280lbs and felt unhappy with their body. They knew they needed to make a change, and started by tracking their calorie intake and implementing a daily exercise routine.

Overcoming Obstacles

The user faced many challenges in their journey. They struggled with cravings for junk food and often felt discouraged by slow progress. However, they persevered and found ways to overcome these obstacles. They found healthier alternatives to their favorite foods, and sought support from friends and family when they needed it.

Celebrating Success

As the user progressed on their journey, they had many milestones to celebrate. They were able to run a mile without stopping, fit into clothes they had not worn in years, and surpassed their initial weight loss goal. These small wins kept them motivated and committed to their journey.

Maintaining Progress

After reaching their weight loss goal, the user continued to live a healthy lifestyle. They understood that the journey was not over, and that maintenance was just as important as weight loss. They continued to track their food intake and exercise, and found new ways to challenge themselves physically.

Advice for Others

The user's journey serves as an inspiration for anyone looking to lose weight. Through their dedication and commitment they were able to achieve their goals. Their advice for others is to never give up, to seek support when needed, and to find healthy ways to cope with obstacles. This journey proves that with hard work and determination, anything is possible.

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