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Overcoming Obesity: a Woman's Incredible 105 Pounds Weight Loss Journey

Learn how yeahlauren, a 39-year-old woman, shed over 105 pounds and overcame obesity through hard work and determination.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A picture of a 5'8" female showing a weight loss from 304 pounds to 199 pounds. A total loss of 105 pounds.
F/39/5’8” [304>199 = 105 pounds lost] I’ve lost over 100 and I’m now under 200! 39 more pounds to go to get to my initial goal. I also got contacts instead of glasses!
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


For many people who are dealing with obesity and weight loss, embarking on a journey to achieve a healthy weight can be a difficult task. However, one woman named yeahlauren overcame this challenge by losing an incredible 105 pounds, shedding her excess weight, and regaining her confidence and control over her health.

The Journey Begins

In a Reddit post, yeahlauren shared her inspiring journey from weighing 304 pounds to her current weight of 199 pounds. She still has 39 pounds left to lose to reach her initial weight loss goals but is thrilled with the progress she has made so far. It was not an easy journey, but hard work and focus helped her get where she is. She credits her weight loss to consistently tracking her calories, eating more efficiently, and staying focused.

Results and Transformation

Not only has yeahlauren lost an incredible amount of weight, but she also experienced a significant transformation in her appearance and confidence. She ditched her glasses for contact lenses and now sports a more athletic look. It's evident from the numerous comments on her post that her transformation has impressed many Reddit users who have been inspired by her story.

Inspiration and Motivation

Taking the first step towards losing weight can be daunting, but yeahlauren's story is an excellent example of how with effort, determination, and motivation, one can achieve a healthy weight. Though her journey is far from over, she is motivated to continue on the right path.

A Message to Readers

If you're struggling with obesity and weight loss, remember that it is possible to lose weight and improve your health. Create a plan, stick to it, and stay motivated. Track your caloric intake, develop an exercise routine, and believe in yourself. Just like yeahlauren, you can turn your weight loss journey into a success story and inspire others in the process.

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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.