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My 27Lbs Weight Loss Journey: M/29/6ā€™4 [225 > 198] in 6 Months

Read about how Reddit user _Smokahontas_ lost 27lbs in just 6 months despite feeling depressed and heartbroken.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A progress pic of a 6'4" man showing a fat loss from 225 pounds to 198 pounds. A respectable loss of 27 pounds.
M/29/6ā€™4 [225 > 198 = 27lbs] (6 Months) Just found this sub and thought Iā€™d share. Half a year ago I was incredibly depressed, heartbroken, and made the choice to better myself.
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


Reddit user _Smokahontas_ recently shared their weight loss journey on a subreddit. When they started out, they were struggling with depression and heartbreak. However, instead of letting their emotions control them, they decided to take control of their body and health.

The Journey

By putting in effort and dedication towards their weight loss, _Smokahontas_ managed to shed 27lbs in just 6 months. With a starting weight of 225lbs, they reduced their weight to 198lbs in half a year. They attribute their weight loss success to healthier eating habits, including a balance of carbs, proteins and fats.

Exercise Routine

Alongside dietary changes, _Smokahontas_ also incorporated regular exercise into their routine. They started going for jogs in their neighborhood, doing cardio workouts and weightlifting every week. The user emphasizes the importance of regular exercise in their progress.


Overall, this journey shows how making small yet meaningful changes to your lifestyle can lead to significant weight loss. _Smokahontas_ serves as an inspiration to anyone who wants to adopt a healthier and more active lifestyle. While it may seem difficult to get started, just taking that first step and committing to the journey can yield extraordinary results.


If you too are struggling with weight loss, consider taking inspiration from _Smokahontas_. Finding the right balance between healthy eating and regular exercise can be the key to success. Remember that everyone's journey is different, and small changes add up over time. Start with small, achievable changes and work your way up to the bigger goals.

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