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My Journey of Losing 51Lbs: Tips and Tricks!

Tracking my weight journey from 163lbs to 112lbs as a 23-year-old, 5’3” female. Read on to learn about my weight loss experience!

Article by Madeleine Smith

A photo of a 5'3" woman showing a weight cut from 163 pounds to 112 pounds. A net loss of 51 pounds.
F/23/5’3” [163lbs>112lbs = 51 lbs] Where do I start? Where do I stop, lol
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


EducationalCheetah79, a 23-year-old female standing at 5’3”, shares her weight loss journey on Reddit. Starting at 163lbs, she managed to lose 51lbs and reach 112lbs. Her post gained 116 upvotes and no comments. This article reports and analyzes the journey described by the Reddit user.

Starting Point

EducationalCheetah79 admits to not having any idea about where to start. She began by simply cutting out sugary beverages and started drinking more water. Next, she started practicing intermittent fasting, and reduced her daily calorie intake to around 1200-1300 calories. She also started incorporating more plant-based foods into her meals.

Journey Continues

Despite seeing some weight loss, EducationalCheetah79 hit a plateau. To overcome this, she incorporated more strength training into her workout routine, with a focus on squats, lunges, and deadlifts. She also started tracking her calories and macros more closely, to ensure she was getting enough protein to maintain her muscle mass.

Maintaining Goals

EducationalCheetah79 admits that maintaining her weight loss has not been easy. She continues to practice intermittent fasting and monitors her calorie intake. She also emphasizes the importance of patience, discipline, and self-care when it comes to achieving and maintaining weight loss goals.


Through her weight loss journey, EducationalCheetah79 learned the importance of small but consistent changes, self-discipline, and tracking progress. She advises others to start small, practice patience, and stay committed to their goals. By incorporating healthy habits over time, anyone can achieve their weight loss goals.

U look amazing u are at my goal what did u do for how long

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.