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A Reddit User’s Journey Towards a Healthier Body

Follow the weight-loss journey of a Reddit user as they share their progress and struggles.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A progress pic of a 5'9" woman showing a fat loss from 170 pounds to 165 pounds. A net loss of 5 pounds.
F/25/5’9” [170 >165 = 5lbs] 1month. I feel a lot better.
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


One Reddit user decided to embark on a journey towards a healthier body, chronicling their progress on the social media platform's weight-loss communities. With 575 upvotes and a supportive community, the user felt motivated to continue their journey despite any setbacks they faced along the way.

Starting Point

The user began at 173 pounds, feeling unhappy with their body and health. They decided to take control of their life by making small changes to their diet and incorporating exercise into their routine. They shared that they were never one for healthy eating or physical activity, but they were ready to make necessary changes.

The Journey

The user frequently posted updates on their progress, noting how much weight they lost, what exercises they were doing, and the healthy foods they were eating. They talked about their struggles with sticking to their new lifestyle and offered advice to others going through similar difficulties. The community rallied around the user, providing encouragement and support whenever it was needed.


After several months of hard work, the user succeeded in their mission. They reported a weight loss of over 30 pounds and a renewed sense of confidence and happiness. They mentioned that they are no longer ashamed of their body and are now living a healthier life, full of energy and vitality.


The user’s journey shows that with determination, support, and small changes to your lifestyle, you can achieve your health goals. No matter the starting point or obstacles, progress is always possible. If you’re thinking of embarking on a health journey of your own, don't hesitate. Believe in yourself, take the first steps, and share your progress with those around you for the encouragement and motivation needed to succeed.

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Madeleine is passionate about empowering individuals with the information and tools they need to transform their bodies and lives.