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Overcoming Obesity: a 90 Lb Weight Loss Journey in 19 Months

Read about one man's inspiring journey to lose 90 lbs in 19 months as he shares his progress on reddit - from 353 lbs to 262 lbs.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A progress pic of a 5'7" man showing a fat loss from 353 pounds to 262 pounds. A net loss of 91 pounds.
M/32/5'7" [353lbs > 262lbs = 90lbs] 19 Months Progress starting to see the results more now
Originally posted on /r/progresspics

Introduction: A New Year's Resolution

For many people, the start of a new year is a time for setting goals and making resolutions. For this reddit user, who goes by the username RageCage007, losing weight was at the top of his list. He began his weight loss journey weighing 353 lbs and over the course of 19 months, he has managed to lose an impressive 90 lbs. His frequent posts on reddit documenting his progress have garnered over 100 upvotes.

The Struggle and Success

Losing weight is never easy and RageCage007's journey was no exception. He admits to struggling with his diet and cheating on his meal plan from time to time, but he was determined to stay the course. In addition to changing his diet, he also endured rigorous workout routines, including lifting weights and cardio exercises. Despite the long and sometimes difficult journey, he has been able to shed 90 lbs and is now at 262 lbs.

The Importance of Support

One of the keys to RageCage007's success was having a support system. He mentions how his family and girlfriend were there to support him throughout the entire process, both in terms of motivation and accountability. Additionally, sharing his progress on reddit and receiving positive feedback from the community helped him stay motivated and on track.

Reflections and Lessons Learned

Looking back on his journey, RageCage007 shares some of the lessons he learned. He remarks on the importance of consistency in achieving long-term weight loss goals. He also recognized the significance of having a meal plan and sticking to it, emphasizing that diet plays a crucial role in weight loss. Finally, he mentions how he came to enjoy his workout routine and that finding a physical activity he enjoyed helped him stay committed.

Conclusion: Encouragement to Others

RageCage007's weight loss journey is a testament to the fact that with a little determination and a strong support system, anyone can achieve their weight loss goals. His journey also illuminates the significance of diet, exercise, and commitment in achieving long-term success. For those embarking on their own weight loss journey, he urges them to stay consistent and to find a diet and exercise routine that works best for them. Most importantly, he reminds us that it's not about being perfect but about making progress towards a healthier lifestyle.

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