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My 39Lb Weight Loss Journey in 6 Months: F/20/5'4"

Read how one Reddit user went from 208lbs to 169lbs in just six months. Their inspiring weight loss journey shows that it is possible to achieve your goals if you put in the time and effort.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A progress pic of a 5'4" woman showing a fat loss from 208 pounds to 169 pounds. A total loss of 39 pounds.
F/20/5'4" [208lbs > 169lbs = 39lbs] (6 months) Don't mind my Halloween costume.
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


Losing weight can be a challenging and lengthy process, but it is possible with dedication and effort. One Reddit user, F/20/5'4", has shared their incredible weight loss journey from 208lbs to 169lbs in just six months. Read on to discover their transformation and the steps they took to achieve their goals.

Diet Changes

The key to successful weight loss is a healthy and balanced diet. This Reddit user started by eliminating processed foods and sugary drinks from their diet. They focused on eating whole foods, such as fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains. They also tracked their calorie intake using an app and aimed to stay within a certain range each day.

Exercise Routine

In addition to diet changes, this Reddit user also incorporated exercise into their daily routine. They started with light cardio, such as walking or jogging, and gradually increased the intensity and duration of their workouts. They also added strength training to build muscle and boost their metabolism.

Motivation and Support

Losing weight can be a lonely journey, but it is important to have motivation and support from others. This Reddit user found motivation by setting realistic goals, tracking their progress, and celebrating their accomplishments. They also found support from online communities, such as Reddit, where they could connect with others who were also on a weight loss journey.


This Reddit user's weight loss journey is a testament to the fact that with commitment and dedication, anyone can achieve their goals. They made simple but effective changes to their diet and exercise routine, found motivation and support, and saw significant results in just six months. If you're looking to lose weight, try incorporating some of these strategies into your own routine and see what works for you.

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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.