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Ten Months on Keto Helped a 37 Year Old Man Lose 118 Pounds and Keep It off for a Year!

Read about how the Reddit user retroelectro666 lost weight successfully and kept it off with the Keto diet.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A before and after photo of a 5'10" male showing a weight reduction from 282 pounds to 164 pounds. A net loss of 118 pounds.
M/37/5'10 (282--->164) Ten months of Keto last year, kept the weight off for 12 months!
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


Losing weight is a significant achievement, but keeping it off can be even harder. Retroelectro666, a 37-year-old Reddit user, shared his incredible journey of losing 118 pounds in ten months through the Keto diet, followed by twelve months of maintaining the weight loss.

The Journey

Retroelectro666’s journey began with his decision to make a lifestyle change and adopt the Keto diet. He aimed to lose weight to improve his health, and his diligence paid off. Losing a staggering 2.74 pounds per week, Retroelectro666 lost 118 pounds within ten months. He credits his success to his determination and discipline, consistently adhering to a high-fat, low-carb diet.


As any fitness enthusiast would know, sustainability is the key to success. Retroelectro666 knew that, which is why he continued to stick to a low-carb, high-fat diet well after he achieved his goal. It has now been 12 months since he reached his ideal weight, and he is proud to report that he has maintained his weight loss without any significant challenges.

Positive Support

The positive support that Retroelectro666 received on Reddit played a significant role in his journey. He received encouraging messages from fellow Reddit users who praised his progress, sought tips, and shared their stories. Such support from like-minded individuals motivated him to keep going, even when his body and mind got weary.


Retroelectro666’s story is inspiring for anyone struggling to lose weight or maintain weight loss. It shows that with discipline, determination, and the right support, it is possible to transform our bodies and minds. For anyone out there struggling, Retroelectro666 suggests trusting the process, being patient with the journey, and staying consistent. The results are worth the effort.

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