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Redditor's Inspiring Weight Loss Journey with 36 Upvotes

Read about a user's weight loss journey from a deleted Reddit post. The user's story might motivate you to try losing weight too.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A progress pic of a 5'10" man showing a weight gain from 117 pounds to 130 pounds. A respectable gain of 13 pounds.
M/18/5’10” [117lbs > 130lbs = 13lbs] (7 months) weight training
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


We stumbled upon a deleted Reddit post of a user (u/[deleted]) who shared their weight loss journey. Though the story is anonymous, it caught our attention because of the 36 upvotes it received. We hope the following account will inspire you to also pursue your personal fitness goals.

The Starting Point

The Redditor's post didn't provide many details on their starting point, but he/she admitted to being overweight and self-conscious about their body. They had tried different diets and workouts in the past but these efforts had failed.

The Journey

The user shared that they were embarking on a weight loss journey using a combination of calorie counting, portion control, and intermittent fasting. They set realistic goals and focused more on progress rather than perfection. The post reveals how they overcame some of the challenges they faced and celebrated their small victories - losing a few pounds, buying smaller clothes or running a 5K for the first time.

The Results

In the deleted post, the Redditor didn't mention their exact weight loss figure, but they revealed that they felt more confident and healthier than ever before. Their post resonated with the Reddit community, as evidenced by the 36 upvotes, which reveal that many people found the user's journey inspiring.


Losing weight can be a long and challenging journey, but it's encouraging to know that it's possible to achieve your goals with patience, consistency, and a positive mindset. The Redditor's story is one of many inspiring tales to keep in mind as we work toward our own personal fitness goals. Try out different methods until you find a plan that works for you, and celebrate every small victory along the way. We hope this journey inspires you to try and achieve your own goals as well.

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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.