Many of us could probably benefit from shedding a couple of pounds. Losing excess weight can dramatically improve both your looks and mood, and this inspiring list by Bored Panda highlights how a person's business card - their face - reflects these changes.


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From saying goodbye to double chins to bringing back that spark of confidence to the eyes, these people are reaping the benefits of their hard work, and don't be surprised if you'll feel a sudden urge to break a sweat after looking at their makeovers. Even Phil Heath would. Scroll down to check out the images and vote for your favorites!

#1 Lost 110 Lbs In 7 Years. Worst Shape To Best Shape, I've Been Loosing It Slowly In Chunks

Lost 110 Lbs In 7 Years. Worst Shape To Best Shape, I've Been Loosing It Slowly In Chunks

pizzacolada Report

Hazel Waring 10 months ago

You haven't lost anything - you've won it all!

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#2 From 260 Lbs To 190 Lbs. Transformation Was A While Ago Now, But Here's What A 70 Lbs Loss Does To Your Face. Stay Motivated Y'all

From 260 Lbs To 190 Lbs. Transformation Was A While Ago Now, But Here's What A 70 Lbs Loss Does To Your Face. Stay Motivated Y'all

SeaBass123 , SeaBass123 Report

CatShatBrix 10 months ago

He even regained his eyesight!

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#3 Weight Loss Does Wonders. 70 Lbs Down And So Much Happier And Healthier

Weight Loss Does Wonders. 70 Lbs Down And So Much Happier And Healthier

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Monica 10 months ago

You are beautiful and cute. Wonderful! You look better, altough you look pretty in any way.

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#4 Lost 82 Lbs In 4 Years. Been Obese Since I Can Remember

Lost 82 Lbs In 4 Years. Been Obese Since I Can Remember

tinytimellama Report

Wezbie 10 months ago

So while this person has gone through an incredible transformation which undoubtedly took a lot of effort, the comments are about her make-up... wtf is wrong with foundation? Way to to search negatives in everything!

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#5 Before And After Weight Loss

Before And After Weight Loss

Noah Kingery , Noah Kingery Report

Monica 10 months ago

Weight loss + new hair = new person! Wow!

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#6 Lost 120 Lbs Naturally

Lost 120 Lbs Naturally

kimberfitgirl , kimberfitgirl Report

Nadine Ducca 10 months ago

She's so different, she doesn't even look like the same person!

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#7 Lost 105 Lbs In A Little Over A Year. Holy Sh*t. I'm About To Leave The Country And I Had To Look At My Passport Photo Again

Lost 105 Lbs In A Little Over A Year. Holy Sh*t. I'm About To Leave The Country And I Had To Look At My Passport Photo Again

HaleyMcFly Report

Lana 10 months ago

Which country is that? In my country, you cannot smile on passport photos.

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#8 165 Lbs In 18 Months. I Lost Half My Total Weight. I'm Finally In Size Medium!

165 Lbs In 18 Months. I Lost Half My Total Weight. I'm Finally In Size Medium!

Ashley3nb Report

Nadine Ducca 10 months ago

She looks great! It's incredible how much younger these people look after losing weight.

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#9 Weight Loss Progress. The Before Pic Is March 2015, When I Was My Heaviest And Most Ill. The After Pic Is April 2016, After Losing 55 Pounds And Starting Treatment For RA. Halfway To My Goal Weight, And Feeling Much Better

Weight Loss Progress. The Before Pic Is March 2015, When I Was My Heaviest And Most Ill. The After Pic Is April 2016, After Losing 55 Pounds And Starting Treatment For RA. Halfway To My Goal Weight, And Feeling Much Better

lennylou Report

Erika Daniel 10 months ago

Your new haircut also looks fantastic!

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#10 320 Lbs Down To 120 Lbs. Feels Great To Be Free

320 Lbs Down To 120 Lbs. Feels Great To Be Free

nctami72 , nctami72 Report

Elise 10 months ago

splendid!

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#11 I Lost 46 Lbs, I Used To Be Called Fat And Ugly, But Now I Model. Never Lose Motivation!

I Lost 46 Lbs, I Used To Be Called Fat And Ugly, But Now I Model. Never Lose Motivation!

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Jose Ramon 10 months ago

Houlala

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#12 I Decided To Change. Now I’m Happy To Report I Am High Blood Pressure Free, Diabetes Free, And Healthy. I Am In The Process Of Joining The Military As An Officer, So My Fitness Is Certainly Far And Beyond What It Used To Be. I Am Happy, Healthy, And I Feel Like I Have Far Improved My Self Esteem And Quality Of Life

I Decided To Change. Now I’m Happy To Report I Am High Blood Pressure Free, Diabetes Free, And Healthy. I Am In The Process Of Joining The Military As An Officer, So My Fitness Is Certainly Far And Beyond What It Used To Be. I Am Happy, Healthy, And I Feel Like I Have Far Improved My Self Esteem And Quality Of Life

scm93 Report

Erika Daniel 10 months ago

What a wonderful success story! So proud of you! You could definitely be a model, beautiful inside & out

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#13 Lost 49 Lbs In 6 Months

Lost 49 Lbs In 6 Months

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Charmia Johnson 10 months ago

your beautiful l at any wieght

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#14 Lost 130 Lbs. Almost 4.5 Years Of Work

Lost 130 Lbs. Almost 4.5 Years Of Work

jonny_D_N , jonny_D_N Report

Monica 10 months ago

Wow! You've changed a lot. You look handsome!

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#15 What Losing Almost 200 Lbs Does For Your Face

What Losing Almost 200 Lbs Does For Your Face

fat_dejour Report

Princess Buttercup 10 months ago

Looking good!

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#16 Lost 130 Lbs In 2 Years. Face Gains!

Lost 130 Lbs In 2 Years. Face Gains!

tafff Report

Hazel Waring 10 months ago

This guy Longbottomed hard

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#17 140 Lbs Down. I Feel Like A Teenager Again With All This Energy

140 Lbs Down. I Feel Like A Teenager Again With All This Energy

barn_aul Report

Lisa 10 months ago

Absolutely love your hair

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#18 Lost 95 Lbs In 18 Months. Food Addict To Fitness Addict After Being Diagnosed With Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Lost 95 Lbs In 18 Months. Food Addict To Fitness Addict After Being Diagnosed With Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Owlexx9 Report

just a thought ! 10 months ago

You look really pretty in both the pics , but you definitely look more fit and healthy in the second one !

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#19 Lost 175 Lbs In 2.5 Years. After Seriously Hard Work, I'm Literally Half The Size Of When I Started

Lost 175 Lbs In 2.5 Years. After Seriously Hard Work, I'm Literally Half The Size Of When I Started

a_h_m Report

Nadine Ducca 10 months ago

Looking great!

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#20 Achievement Unlocked. Goal Weight Reached. From 230 Lbs To 140 Lbs

Achievement Unlocked. Goal Weight Reached. From 230 Lbs To 140 Lbs

Free_Tacos_4Everyone Report

#21 I Lost 145 Lbs In 365 Days

I Lost 145 Lbs In 365 Days

wearegoodthings Report

Erika Daniel 10 months ago

So happy! You look great

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#22 What -50 Lbs Can Do To Your Face

What -50 Lbs Can Do To Your Face

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Elise 10 months ago

his jawline looks good

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#23 2 Years + 2 Weeks, 166.5 Lbs Lost

2 Years + 2 Weeks, 166.5 Lbs Lost

cexshun Report

Jaime 10 months ago

Amazing.

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#24 Lost 300 Lbs In Just 18 Months

Lost 300 Lbs In Just 18 Months

Lexi Reed Report

Elise 10 months ago

amazing, love her smile

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#25 Lost 100 Lbs, And This Happened To My Face

Lost 100 Lbs, And This Happened To My Face

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JillVille Child Care 10 months ago

Your skin looks healthier too! Good for you!

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#26 I Went From 210 Lbs To 155 Lbs And My Husband From 190 Lbs To 160 Lbs In 1 Year. We Both Lost The Baby Weight! (But Not The Baby, She's Just Sleeping)

I Went From 210 Lbs To 155 Lbs And My Husband From 190 Lbs To 160 Lbs In 1 Year. We Both Lost The Baby Weight! (But Not The Baby, She's Just Sleeping)

Gem_Baby Report

Daniel Sipes 10 months ago

More upvotes for the goals couple pls! ^

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#27 43 Kg Down

43 Kg Down

niceme88 Report

Dani Donovan 10 months ago

Beautiful eyes

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#28 Never Again

Never Again

Happyfhantum Report

Elise 10 months ago

wow .. amazing

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#29 110 Lbs Down In 10 Months. Work In Progress

110 Lbs Down In 10 Months. Work In Progress

lilll Report

Oilibhia Muirchú 10 months ago

The shape of your face now is stunning! You look so mischievous and full of life!

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#30 20 Lbs Difference

20 Lbs Difference

fullmetalmcfly Report

Nadine Ducca 10 months ago

Wow! O_O You went from middle-aged housewife to spunky grad student.

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#31 Lost 140 Lbs In 13 Months And Counting

Lost 140 Lbs In 13 Months And Counting

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Maike 10 months ago

and gained a nice haircut and a smile that comes from your eyes. I hope you are proud of yourself

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#32 I'm 49 Weeks Post Gastric Bypass Surgery. I Have Lost 160 Lbs So Far!

I'm 49 Weeks Post Gastric Bypass Surgery. I Have Lost 160 Lbs So Far!

AmberLee72 Report

Teal Cat 10 months ago

Love your hair, too!

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#33 177 Kg Lost Between Us Both And We Still Ain't Done Yet

177 Kg Lost Between Us Both And We Still Ain't Done Yet

chantellevsg Report

Samantha Bing 10 months ago

Inspirational!

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#34 Twin Weight Loss Transformation: -65 Lbs (Left) And -78 Lbs (Right)

Twin Weight Loss Transformation: -65 Lbs (Left) And -78 Lbs (Right)

TGIDD Report

Don Martyn-Mathieu 10 months ago

Cute Sexy Twins

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#35 Lost 105 Lbs In 3 Years. Work In Progress

Lost 105 Lbs In 3 Years. Work In Progress

Kitty-Lolo Report

Erika Daniel 10 months ago

You look lovely

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#36 Formerly Super Morbidly Obese, Today I Am No Longer Categorized As Obese!

Formerly Super Morbidly Obese, Today I Am No Longer Categorized As Obese!

eckitis Report

Elise 10 months ago

amazing

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#37 What Losing 60 Kg Did To My Face

What Losing 60 Kg Did To My Face

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Feelix Peelix 10 months ago

You really are a classic beauty

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#38 Down 120 Lbs

Down 120 Lbs

RobertGringoIsDead Report

Aunt Messy 10 months ago

The Meat Loaf vibe was pretty cool. I think this is someone who has fun no matter what else is going on.

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#39 4 Months Ago I Hit My Original Goal And Had To Set More! Now I'm Hooked And I Think I Can Finally Notice A Difference

4 Months Ago I Hit My Original Goal And Had To Set More! Now I'm Hooked And I Think I Can Finally Notice A Difference

ApexKlutch Report

D.S. Watson 10 months ago

Both pictures are beautiful, but I'm glad you are feeling happy and healthy.

#40 Lost 118 Lbs. This Is My Little Face Progress. I Look Like Two Completely Different People

Lost 118 Lbs. This Is My Little Face Progress. I Look Like Two Completely Different People

melenioreilly Report

Monica 10 months ago

Awesome!

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#41 -134 Lbs In 10 Months. Finally Decided To Share My Before & After Pictures

-134 Lbs In 10 Months. Finally Decided To Share My Before & After Pictures

smiichan Report

Feelix Peelix 10 months ago

You have a beautiful face shape and your features are stunning!

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#42 I Lost 79 Lbs. Weight Loss Progress Took 5 Years But It Was All Worth It. Almost At My Goal

I Lost 79 Lbs. Weight Loss Progress Took 5 Years But It Was All Worth It. Almost At My Goal

blackgirlwhiteguys Report

Chocolate Quente e Biscoitos 10 months ago

Gorgeous!

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#43 Lost 206 Lbs In 5 Years. Got New Photos Made At Work This Week, Here Is My Work-Photo-Progress

Lost 206 Lbs In 5 Years. Got New Photos Made At Work This Week, Here Is My Work-Photo-Progress

Multaniz Report

Don Martyn-Mathieu 10 months ago

Cute & Sexy

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#44 Lost 242 Lbs Over 3 Years. Changing My Life Style One Day At A Time. Keep Going, Make Small Changes Day By Day

Lost 242 Lbs Over 3 Years. Changing My Life Style One Day At A Time. Keep Going, Make Small Changes Day By Day

AndrewG0804 , AndrewG0804 Report

Jennifer Hall 10 months ago

A great looking guy either way. So happy for you.

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#45 Lost 90 Lbs (<1 Year Of Active Weight Loss) I Feel Like I'm Evolving. 30 More Until My Goal!

Lost 90 Lbs (<1 Year Of Active Weight Loss) I Feel Like I'm Evolving. 30 More Until My Goal!

Skykittens69 Report

Oilibhia Muirchú 10 months ago

You were beautiful when you were heavy but now you are pure gorgeous

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#46 -242 Lbs In 3 Years. I've Been Hiding Behind Facial Hair For A Long Time And Decided To Shave Last Night

-242 Lbs In 3 Years. I've Been Hiding Behind Facial Hair For A Long Time And Decided To Shave Last Night

Owl_Horns Report

Daniel Sipes 10 months ago

From awkward side-eye to intense man-stare

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#47 -150 Lbs In 8 Months. From Fat To Fit Progress

-150 Lbs In 8 Months. From Fat To Fit Progress

tiannicc Report

Don Martyn-Mathieu 10 months ago

Hmhmhmhm sexy stud

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#48 Lost 189 Lbs. I've Hit My Goal After 3 Years. Down From A 5XL To A Loose XL. Couldn't Be Happier

Lost 189 Lbs. I've Hit My Goal After 3 Years. Down From A 5XL To A Loose XL. Couldn't Be Happier

Paskill , Paskill Report

ForkNBeans 10 months ago

You look like two different people! Like brothers or cousins!

#49 Lost 85.4 Lbs In 7 Months. Face Weight Loss Progress

Lost 85.4 Lbs In 7 Months. Face Weight Loss Progress

Edge767 Report

Laura Collins 10 months ago

He looks 20 years younger!

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#50 Lost 15 Kg In 2 Years. Face Progress

Lost 15 Kg In 2 Years. Face Progress

TongueBone Report

Don Martyn-Mathieu 10 months ago

Ssssexy

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#51 In 10 Months I Lost 60 Kgs. And Now I've Been Maintaining For A Year

In 10 Months I Lost 60 Kgs. And Now I've Been Maintaining For A Year

hhdprogress Report

Tamira Lasky 10 months ago

Looks like the last one's twin brother! 😮

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#52 From 300 Lbs To 140 Lbs In 15 Months

From 300 Lbs To 140 Lbs In 15 Months

imlosinitnow Report

Tonia Lorenz 10 months ago

You look so happy in both photos - but your face is totally a new shape! Good for you!

#53 Combined Regular Cardio And Weight Training, Helped Me To Reduce My Weight From 223 Lbs (101 Kg) To 144 Lbs (65 Kg) In Slightly Less Than 2 Years

Combined Regular Cardio And Weight Training, Helped Me To Reduce My Weight From 223 Lbs (101 Kg) To 144 Lbs (65 Kg) In Slightly Less Than 2 Years

Esbeidy Barrera Report

Elise 10 months ago

gorgeous

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#54 I Think I May Be "One Of Those People" Who Is Actually Losing Weight

I Think I May Be "One Of Those People" Who Is Actually Losing Weight

HoveringGhostCarrot Report

Feelix Peelix 10 months ago

Stunner!

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#55 -122 Lbs. Two Years Of Keeping My New Years Resolution

-122 Lbs. Two Years Of Keeping My New Years Resolution

jarmani729 Report

#56 Lost 190 Lbs In 1.5 Years. Happy With How Far I've Come, But Not Done Yet

Lost 190 Lbs In 1.5 Years. Happy With How Far I've Come, But Not Done Yet

Volzear Report

Don Martyn-Mathieu 10 months ago

Ssssexy

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#57 333 Lbs To 241 Lbs - 1 Year Face Progress Photo

333 Lbs To 241 Lbs - 1 Year Face Progress Photo

dranniK Report

Elise 10 months ago

cutie :)

#58 94 Lbs Down

94 Lbs Down

T311yKin5 Report

Janice Knight 10 months ago

Everybody's eyes looks bigger in nearly every post!

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#59 221 Pounds Lost! I Have Maintained Around The Same Weight This Year But Have Put On Great Muscle Mass And Lowered My Body Fat Percentage

221 Pounds Lost! I Have Maintained Around The Same Weight This Year But Have Put On Great Muscle Mass And Lowered My Body Fat Percentage

Maruden Report

Elise 10 months ago

hot

#60 Lost 96 Lbs In 18 Months. Face Change

Lost 96 Lbs In 18 Months. Face Change

Orions_person Report

4Sunshine 10 months ago

Now your gorgeous eyes really pop!!

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#61 -123 Lbs Over 2.5 Years. Who Knew I Actually Had A Face Underneath It All?

-123 Lbs Over 2.5 Years. Who Knew I Actually Had A Face Underneath It All?

RiotGrrL319 Report

ForkNBeans 10 months ago

You look so much brighter! As in happy. I'm sure you're bright.

#62 63 Lbs Down In 8 Months. Reached My Goal

63 Lbs Down In 8 Months. Reached My Goal

lovemygsd Report

Daniel Sipes 10 months ago

Damn!

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#63 I've Lost Over 120 Lbs So Far On My Weightloss Journey

I've Lost Over 120 Lbs So Far On My Weightloss Journey

discjosh23 , discjosh23 Report

Heather Johnson 10 months ago

Omg he's adorable!

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#64 -125 Lbs. This Is A Reminder Of How Far I've Come! Finishing Up One Year Maintenance

-125 Lbs. This Is A Reminder Of How Far I've Come! Finishing Up One Year Maintenance

blunt_kitty Report

Elise 10 months ago

aww~ so happy :)

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#65 Winner Of The Show ‘The Biggest Loser’ Weighed 154 Kg When He Started And By The End Had Lost An Amazing 71 Kg

Winner Of The Show ‘The Biggest Loser’ Weighed 154 Kg When He Started And By The End Had Lost An Amazing 71 Kg

Sam Rouen Report

Nadine Ducca 10 months ago

Didn't he have his own post a while back? He became a firefighter? He said he was embarrassed to be seen without a shirt on, and then the post proceeded to show picture after picture of him posing without a shirt on.

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#66 My Sister Before And After Losing Over 168 Lbs In 11 Months

My Sister Before And After Losing Over 168 Lbs In 11 Months

SuneLind Report

Sheila Weila 10 months ago

She was even beautiful before.

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#67 50 Pounds Down In 6.5 Months

50 Pounds Down In 6.5 Months

JessPlays Report

Ana Ryguła 10 months ago

Wow! Such a beautiful face! Love your new hairstyle too.

#68 Lost Some Weight, Learned About Make Up, And Butterflied Hard

Lost Some Weight, Learned About Make Up, And Butterflied Hard

pysepyse , pysepyse Report

Sherri Mantooth Bagwell 9 months ago

Good for you!

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#69 Face Progress

Face Progress

baddhinky Report

Heather Johnson 10 months ago

That is one gorgeous woman!

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#70 -160 Lbs. A Lot Of Ups And Downs, But It's Nice To See You Again, Swimsuit

-160 Lbs. A Lot Of Ups And Downs, But It's Nice To See You Again, Swimsuit

amydactyl Report

Daniel Sipes 10 months ago

The picture on the right looks like that celebrity that I can't quite ever remember the name of but when you see her your like "Oh I really like her! She's a great actor!"

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#71 200 Lbs Off

200 Lbs Off

jessicavalitutto Report

Sheila Weila 10 months ago

The lighting in the second photo accentuates lines on the face.

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#72 In Six Months Time, I Have Gone From 180 (+) Lbs To Around 142 Lbs. I Feel Like I Have My Life Back

In Six Months Time, I Have Gone From 180 (+) Lbs To Around 142 Lbs. I Feel Like I Have My Life Back

catizzzle Report

#73 -165 Lbs. I Get Surprised When I See The Changes In My Face. 2.5 Years Between These 2 Pictures

-165 Lbs. I Get Surprised When I See The Changes In My Face. 2.5 Years Between These 2 Pictures

Timana Report

Elise 10 months ago

happy, yeay!

#74 I'm Now Half The Man I Used To Be

I'm Now Half The Man I Used To Be

SethIdol , SethIdol Report

Amanda Harker 10 months ago

Cutie!

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#75 Lost 34 Lbs. Now Showing: Neck

Lost 34 Lbs. Now Showing: Neck

Kayceesquish Report

Elise 10 months ago

👍

#76 This Girl Was An Alcoholic, But Managed To Lose 165 Lbs After Quitting Alcohol

This Girl Was An Alcoholic, But Managed To Lose 165 Lbs After Quitting Alcohol

miss.ittybitty Report

Daniel Sipes 10 months ago

You know, she actually didn't look that bad in her old picture either.

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#77 Lost 410.8 Lbs In 36 Months. Mission: Accomplished

Lost 410.8 Lbs In 36 Months. Mission: Accomplished

JeffreyGlen , JeffreyGlen Report

BoredBirgit 10 months ago

Waoh. Congratulations!

#78 Lost 53 Lbs In A Year And 3 Months. Face Progress - I Have A Jawline Now!

Lost 53 Lbs In A Year And 3 Months. Face Progress - I Have A Jawline Now!

Gidiggly Report

ForkNBeans 10 months ago

You're cute in both pics.

#79 I Lost 185 Lbs. Focus Switch From Losing It To Getting Fit

I Lost 185 Lbs. Focus Switch From Losing It To Getting Fit