Weight gain and obesity are almost an epidemic in our society. And it's not because we have all turned into gluttonous eating machines, but maintaining the weight is coded into our DNA. And with the unlimited supply of fast and processed foods, it is a slippery slope from a few excess pounds to obesity. The saddest part is, that those pounds come together with other health issues and weight loss is no picnic. In fact, you could argue it's even harder to stay motivated during the cold time of the year. After all, the chances of people judging your bikini look are significantly lower. But whether you're shedding pounds or simply trying to stay in shape, Bored Panda has put together a list of incredible before-and-after photos of people's weight loss success stories to keep your motivation burning.

Featuring guys and girls who lost 175 lbs, 200 lbs, or even 295 lbs, this series of weight loss pictures proves that nothing is stronger than a determined mind. So turn on Eye Of The Tiger, turn away from that croissant, and scroll down to collect your daily dose of calorie-burning inspiration. Extreme weight loss is arduous work, but it is so, so worth it at the end!

#1 My 600-Pound Life - Before And After

My 600-Pound Life - Before And After

amberrachdi , amberrachdi Report

Brigitte 1 year ago

Wow! I don't know if it means something to you coming from a stranger but I'm very proud of you.

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#2 I'm Finally Where I Want My Body To Be And I'm Happily Maintaining What I've Got. It Only Took Just Under 9 Years, It's Been Hard, But Now I'm Just Glad I'm Here

I'm Finally Where I Want My Body To Be And I'm Happily Maintaining What I've Got. It Only Took Just Under 9 Years, It's Been Hard, But Now I'm Just Glad I'm Here

Eevee1989 Report

Nancy E 1 year ago

You look tremendous & like a woman in charge. Love the haircut , too !

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#3 45 Pound Weight Loss In One Year

45 Pound Weight Loss In One Year

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CelSlade 1 year ago

You look amazing! Well done :)

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#4 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

Full Name 1 year ago

And diet. Why do people ignore the diet part? I guarantee she's not eating the same as before, and I guarantee it's healthier food. Since food is 85% of it, it's funny that most people just talk about the gym part.

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#5 So I Lost 295 Lbs In The Last Decade. Pics Or It Didn't Happen

So I Lost 295 Lbs In The Last Decade. Pics Or It Didn't Happen

tycowboy Report

Beaver-Moose 1 year ago

at first i thought the left and right pics on top were the before and after, and i was like, 'oh, well, ok...' then i scrolled down and i was like, THAT MAKES SENSE OOOOOOOH

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#6 177 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

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Cat Meow 1 year ago

The couple that loses weight together, stays together

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#7 80 Lbs To 145 Lbs. Quit Drinking One Year Ago This Weekend

80 Lbs To 145 Lbs. Quit Drinking One Year Ago This Weekend

iDoneDo Report

Lucida 1 year ago

On the picture to the left, you can tell in his eyes that he doesn't feel good about himself, it's as he's barely able to look at himself, and in the picture to the right are the eyes and posture full of self-esteem. Great!

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#8 135 Lb Weight Loss

135 Lb Weight Loss

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CelSlade 1 year ago

You were cute before, but now you are YUM!

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#9 Christine Lost 175 Pounds And Learned To Love Her Stretch Marks

Christine Lost 175 Pounds And Learned To Love Her Stretch Marks

weightlosshero Report

Lucida 1 year ago

I can not either believe this is the same person. Cool what she did with the strech marks on the picture to the right. :)

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#10 William Guinn Lost 230 Pounds In Order To Join The Army

William Guinn Lost 230 Pounds In Order To Join The Army

William H. Guinn Jr Report

Angela Risk 1 year ago

That’s fantastic. Not only on losing weight but also serving in the Forces. Thank you for your service to Britain’s Cousin, the Amazing America. I tip my hat to you Sir.

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#11 I Have Been Overweight All My Life. I've Also Been On Diets All My Life. I Decided It Was Time To Change. So After Drastic Changes And Working Out 4 To 5 Times A Week, I Have Now Lost A Total Of 170 Pounds

I Have Been Overweight All My Life. I've Also Been On Diets All My Life. I Decided It Was Time To Change. So After Drastic Changes And Working Out 4 To 5 Times A Week, I Have Now Lost A Total Of 170 Pounds

supathick2supafit Report

Nancy E 1 year ago

You go girl.... the healthy way !

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#12 I'm 55 Years Old And I Weigh 105 Lbs Less Than I Did Last Year. My Wife Lost 61 Lbs. No Tricks, Just Ate Better And Exercised

I'm 55 Years Old And I Weigh 105 Lbs Less Than I Did Last Year. My Wife Lost 61 Lbs. No Tricks, Just Ate Better And Exercised

Slipperyfister Report

Nancy E 1 year ago

Exercis is hard work , but, it pays off in so many ways !

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#13 360 Lbs To 230 Lb In 24 Months. Face Gains!

360 Lbs To 230 Lb In 24 Months. Face Gains!

tafff Report

Full Name 1 year ago

Just wait until your high school reunion.

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#14 Pictures Can Only Show So Much. It's Remarkable How My Body Has Been Able To Withstand All The Weight, All The Stress Of The Weight & The Bouncing Back As I've Lost Hundreds Of Hundred Of Pounds Of Fat

Pictures Can Only Show So Much. It's Remarkable How My Body Has Been Able To Withstand All The Weight, All The Stress Of The Weight & The Bouncing Back As I've Lost Hundreds Of Hundred Of Pounds Of Fat

mmazach Report

Lucida 1 year ago

Amazing! But I hope you didn't stop eating totally?

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#15 Today Is 5th Year Of My Weight Loss Journey

Today Is 5th Year Of My Weight Loss Journey

Unrealjello Report

Lillian Chesak 1 year ago

Wow. Great job!

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

Lost 100 Lbs, And This Happened To My Face

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Marina 1 year ago

Lovely <3

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#17 Jonah Hill Is Weight Loss Goals

Jonah Hill Is Weight Loss Goals

BACKGRID Report

Jasmine 1 year ago

Whaaaaaaat?????? Not even the same person!!! Good for him?

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#18 Progress: Started Out At 298,8 Lbs, Now It's 193,8 Lbs

Progress: Started Out At 298,8 Lbs, Now It's 193,8 Lbs

SigmaBlue Report

Nancy E 1 year ago

Well sculpted body now , too......

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#19 200 Pounds Lost

200 Pounds Lost

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Kalya Crafts 1 year ago

And a REALLY bad haircut!

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#20 From 220 Pounds (100 Kg) To 110 Pounds (50 Kg)

From 220 Pounds (100 Kg) To 110 Pounds (50 Kg)

tanya_rybakova Report

Norky Potter 1 year ago

She's so pretty!!! ❤️❤️❤️

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#21 Halloween Transformation, 2015 - Now, From Shrek To Moana

Halloween Transformation, 2015 - Now, From Shrek To Moana

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Nancy E 1 year ago

...... and having fun along the way !

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#22 340 Lbs Lost In 3 Years

340 Lbs Lost In 3 Years

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#23 130 Lbs Lost

130 Lbs Lost

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A D 1 year ago

She looks like Janet from Good Place

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#24 Two Years Ago, I Decided To Make A Change. 50 Lbs Later, I'm Training For A Half Marathon And Wore This To Work Today

Two Years Ago, I Decided To Make A Change. 50 Lbs Later, I'm Training For A Half Marathon And Wore This To Work Today

Scienceninja3212 Report

Nancy E 1 year ago

Healthy goals breed confidence

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#25 This Couple From China Shed Half Of Combined Weight So They Can Have A Healthy Baby

This Couple From China Shed Half Of Combined Weight So They Can Have A Healthy Baby

CGTN Report

NoAssumedName 1 year ago

Bnikin park???

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#26 Still The Same Girl, Just Less Than Half Of Me And A Hell Of A Lot More Respect And Gratefulness For Life, Health And Exercise. From 135 Kg To 65,7 Kg In 13 Months

Still The Same Girl, Just Less Than Half Of Me And A Hell Of A Lot More Respect And Gratefulness For Life, Health And Exercise. From 135 Kg To 65,7 Kg In 13 Months

aliceblows Report

Sara Duckett 1 year ago

Amazing how the tatoos moved around on her body with the weight loss.

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#27 Before And After Getting Fit

Before And After Getting Fit

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Cat on a bike 1 year ago

Really cute!

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#28 170 Pounds Gone Forever

170 Pounds Gone Forever

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Jay Raman 1 year ago

Tina fey?

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#29 After Years Of False Starts, Broken Self Promises, I Finally Did It And Hit My Weight Loss Goal. 122 Lb Down As Of Yesterday

After Years Of False Starts, Broken Self Promises, I Finally Did It And Hit My Weight Loss Goal. 122 Lb Down As Of Yesterday

thewildbeard Report

Full Name 1 year ago

Getting past the false starts etc is the key. It's okay to mess up if you keep on going.

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#30 Weight Loss, From 298 To 238 Pounds

Weight Loss, From 298 To 238 Pounds

benjaminstoneproject Report

Saint Victoria 1 year ago

hubba hubba

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#31 100 Lbs In A Year

100 Lbs In A Year

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Antoaneta Tsoncheva 1 year ago

You were already gorgeous before! Congrats on your progess!

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#32 One Year Of No Alcohol Has Changed My Life. I Lost 53 Pounds And I'm 1000 Times Happier. I Tried To Recreate My Bloated Pic

One Year Of No Alcohol Has Changed My Life. I Lost 53 Pounds And I'm 1000 Times Happier. I Tried To Recreate My Bloated Pic

Klamsykrawl Report

Jane Foe 1 year ago

This is just wow. Also, congrats on not drinking. It's even more important than weight loss. Latter was just a great bonus :)

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#33 One Year And 200 Pounds Later - I Went From Not Being Able To Stand As A Spectator To Running The Same 10k

One Year And 200 Pounds Later - I Went From Not Being Able To Stand As A Spectator To Running The Same 10k

joelforchicopee Report

Kim Wheeler 1 year ago

Huge transformation in your face alone! Congrats!

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#34 3+ Years And 120 Lbs Later

3+ Years And 120 Lbs Later

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Sami 1 year ago

Handsome!

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#35 Weight Loss Over Time. From 342 Pounds To 153 Pounds Down

Weight Loss Over Time. From 342 Pounds To 153 Pounds Down

JeremyPost Report

M O'Connell 1 year ago

Thank you for not becoming part of that sofa.

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#36 My Weight Loss Journey, 382 Lbs To 240 Lbs In A Year And A Half. This Is Me At My High School Graduation Vs My Tech College Graduation Yesterday

My Weight Loss Journey, 382 Lbs To 240 Lbs In A Year And A Half. This Is Me At My High School Graduation Vs My Tech College Graduation Yesterday

Muffs17 Report

Seb Cebien 1 year ago

Beautiful ! But now, you have to think about changing your shirt!

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#37 From 210 To 137 Pounds

From 210 To 137 Pounds

mymidnightmelody Report

alwright 1 year ago

ha i like your shirt :D

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#38 120 Pounds Lost This Year So Far. From 400 To 280 Pounds

120 Pounds Lost This Year So Far. From 400 To 280 Pounds

Kyle395 Report

CelSlade 1 year ago

Well done, keep it up!

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#39 In The Last Year I Have Lost Over 200 Lbs From Exercise And Gastric Sleeve Surgery

In The Last Year I Have Lost Over 200 Lbs From Exercise And Gastric Sleeve Surgery

MrZigglesworth Report

.gas. 1 year ago

This one was featured in a different BP montage. I love the confidence in the 'after' photo!

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#40 90 Lbs Lost

90 Lbs Lost

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David He 1 year ago

that face omg

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#41 My Starting Weight Was 356 Pounds And I'm Currently 181 Pounds

My Starting Weight Was 356 Pounds And I'm Currently 181 Pounds

supathick2supafit Report

Lana 1 year ago

And you are way more confident by showing your stomach. Congrats

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#42 Transforming Yourself Mentally Or Physically Is Not A Race, Don't Worry About How Long It Takes You – Forward Is Forward

Transforming Yourself Mentally Or Physically Is Not A Race, Don't Worry About How Long It Takes You – Forward Is Forward

stephaniekatrinaa Report

CelSlade 1 year ago

Good motivational advice, thank you :)

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

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

hhdprogress Report

1 year ago

Aw yay!! Congrats :)

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#44 From Fat To Fit At Fifty. Around 2013, Nearly 220 Lbs. I've Lost 159 Lbs Total, And I Get Mistaken For Being 15 Years Younger All The Time

From Fat To Fit At Fifty. Around 2013, Nearly 220 Lbs. I've Lost 159 Lbs Total, And I Get Mistaken For Being 15 Years Younger All The Time

ehunyadi Report

Nancy E 1 year ago

You did it !

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#45 My Weight Loss Journey. From Nearly 500 Lbs To A Solid 195

My Weight Loss Journey. From Nearly 500 Lbs To A Solid 195

gotchasucka Report

Michael 1 year ago

So Ethan Suplee is submitting here?

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#46 85 Lbs Lost And A New Life Gained. Bring On The Next Adventure!

85 Lbs Lost And A New Life Gained. Bring On The Next Adventure!

LadyMacDeath Report

M O'Connell 1 year ago

Congratulations on your achievement! How on earth did you lose all that weight, but manage to hang onto 100% of your boobs? What sorcery is this?

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#47 I've Lost Over 160 Lbs Since 2014 And Run In My Third Ultra Marathon In 23 Days!

I've Lost Over 160 Lbs Since 2014 And Run In My Third Ultra Marathon In 23 Days!

denovosibi Report

Marie-Eve Barette 1 year ago

Congrats! Very inspiring!

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#48 35 Lbs Down In 20 Months. 1 Year To Lose The Weight, 1 Year Of Maintenance. Same Phone And Headphones!

35 Lbs Down In 20 Months. 1 Year To Lose The Weight, 1 Year Of Maintenance. Same Phone And Headphones!

sad_handjob Report

JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

Love your hair in the second pic! So pretty!

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#49 My 121 Lb Body Transformation

My 121 Lb Body Transformation

OhGiovanni Report

CelSlade 1 year ago

Hubba hubba!

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#50 Lost 70 Lbs After Being Diagnosed With Celiac And Cutting Gluten. Got Serious In The Past Year And Lost The Remaining Weight By Tracking Macros And Lifting 5x/ Week

Lost 70 Lbs After Being Diagnosed With Celiac And Cutting Gluten. Got Serious In The Past Year And Lost The Remaining Weight By Tracking Macros And Lifting 5x/ Week

goregasmmua Report

This Is Me 1 year ago

Beautiful in both pics but you look so happy in the after. Congrats!

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#51 Lost 115 Lbs. Can Now Walk Up A Flight Of Stairs Without Completely Dying

Lost 115 Lbs. Can Now Walk Up A Flight Of Stairs Without Completely Dying

penisbutterandkyjelly Report

PyroarRanger 1 year ago

Loving those socks in picture 2 :D

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#52 Almost 8 Months And 53 Pound Difference

Almost 8 Months And 53 Pound Difference

kaylaer Report

JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

Good job! You look great!

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#53 70 Lbs Lost. Always Told Myself I Would Do It, Finally Happened Senior Year Of Highschool!

70 Lbs Lost. Always Told Myself I Would Do It, Finally Happened Senior Year Of Highschool!

ashhflow Report

Alexa B 1 year ago

Great job! :)

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#54 150 Lbs Lost In 15 Months. Half My Original Body Weight As Of This Morning

150 Lbs Lost In 15 Months. Half My Original Body Weight As Of This Morning

barn_aul Report

CelSlade 1 year ago

Well done! You look half your original age too!

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#55 I Lost 65 Pounds. Can’t Find Them Anywhere

I Lost 65 Pounds. Can’t Find Them Anywhere

Sammiekurr Report

JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

Maybe they'll stay lost forever! Great job!

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#56 It Didn't Feel Like It Was A Choice. Getting Healthy Was An Obligation I Owed To Myself. I Had Done Enough Damage To My Body, So I Owed Myself The Repair

It Didn't Feel Like It Was A Choice. Getting Healthy Was An Obligation I Owed To Myself. I Had Done Enough Damage To My Body, So I Owed Myself The Repair

adry_bella Report

Chicago Kitty 1 year ago

Your title is so inspiring- God bless!

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#57 190 Lbs To 130 Lbs In 2 Years. Still Have 20 Lbs To Go But Lots Of Progress So Far!

190 Lbs To 130 Lbs In 2 Years. Still Have 20 Lbs To Go But Lots Of Progress So Far!

bradfocn Report

JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

Still have 20 lbs to go? You look awesome!!

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#58 240 Lbs Lost In 3 Years. 100% Diet, 100% Exercise And 100% Hardwork

240 Lbs Lost In 3 Years. 100% Diet, 100% Exercise And 100% Hardwork

AndrewG0804 Report

Sherrie Glendening 1 year ago

And look at those muscles!

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#59 Weight Loss (125-88 Kg)

Weight Loss (125-88 Kg)

SlightlySlimmer26 Report

CelSlade 1 year ago

Great job!

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#60 My Progress So Far, Started By Simply By Playing Pokemon Go Exactly 1 Year Ago

My Progress So Far, Started By Simply By Playing Pokemon Go Exactly 1 Year Ago

Toga Report

CelSlade 1 year ago

Small starts are often the best way to maintain. You look amazing! Great job.

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#61 100 Pounds Lighter

100 Pounds Lighter

macweenie Report

Taryn Wallace 1 year ago

And completely bad ass in the second

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#62 Before October 2014 220 Lbs After October 2016 135 Lbs

Before October 2014 220 Lbs After October 2016 135 Lbs

traceface Report

Jane Foe 1 year ago

You're so cute. I love that dress and it fits you so well. Great work, keep on being awesome :)

#63 I Was Told Growing Up In Might Never Have Children As I Suffer From PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) And Never Had Periods. After Losing 4 And A Half Stone I Managed To Magically Get Pregnant On My Birthday!

I Was Told Growing Up In Might Never Have Children As I Suffer From PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) And Never Had Periods. After Losing 4 And A Half Stone I Managed To Magically Get Pregnant On My Birthday!

HecticHeretic Report

JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

Congrats! On the weight loss and the new baby!

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#64 Half My Body Weight In A Year

Half My Body Weight In A Year

Mistress_Doom Report

Sherrie Glendening 1 year ago

You look fantastic!

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#65 Never Forget How Hard You've Worked! 140 Pounds Lost!

Never Forget How Hard You've Worked! 140 Pounds Lost!

okaynobodypanic Report

This Is Me 1 year ago

You look great!

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#66 I Have Officially Lost 100 Lbs

I Have Officially Lost 100 Lbs

Jazhika Report

CelSlade 1 year ago

congratulations!

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#67 Weight Loss And Depression Successes. From 155 Lbs To 108 Lbs In 6 Years

Weight Loss And Depression Successes. From 155 Lbs To 108 Lbs In 6 Years

PamfromTheOffice Report

It's Called Fashion Brenda 1 year ago

Awww yay! Congrats on overcoming both! :D

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#68 Before And After Weight Loss. I've Lost Exactly 152 Pounds And I'm Super Happy

Before And After Weight Loss. I've Lost Exactly 152 Pounds And I'm Super Happy

MJLevesque Report

CelSlade 1 year ago

You look it, and amazing too!

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#69 Lost 84 Pounds And Still Going Strong!

Lost 84 Pounds And Still Going Strong!

VaSouthernBell Report

CelSlade 1 year ago

Congratulations! Keep it up :)

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#70 300 Lbs To 150 Lbs In 2 Years. A New Life!

300 Lbs To 150 Lbs In 2 Years. A New Life!

doubleniji Report

Vivien Someya 1 year ago

Impressive. Big difference.

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#71 One Year Down On My Weight Loss Journey

One Year Down On My Weight Loss Journey

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It's Called Fashion Brenda 1 year ago

And confidence! You look so much happier! :)

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#72 400 Lbs To 211 Lbs. Still Going

400 Lbs To 211 Lbs. Still Going

SNUScraft Report

Jay Raman 1 year ago

I mean this in an amusing I'm So Impressed way - it's like a total makeover including sex change

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#73 My Mom Found An Old Picture Of Me. It's Been A Year And 100lbs Lost. I'm Feeling Great

My Mom Found An Old Picture Of Me. It's Been A Year And 100lbs Lost. I'm Feeling Great

Vampressa Report

Sara Sukenic 1 year ago

Love the shirt in the second pic!

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#74 95 Lbs Have Been Lost

95 Lbs Have Been Lost

Adsprog Report

CelSlade 1 year ago

Confidence has been found

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#75 70 Lbs Lost, And Keeping It Off For 7 Years

70 Lbs Lost, And Keeping It Off For 7 Years

lyrynn Report

1 year ago

You're so beautiful!!

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#76 Made A Deal With This Little Guy. For Every Lbs He Gained, I Lost One

Made A Deal With This Little Guy. For Every Lbs He Gained, I Lost One

bandwagonbetty Report

Pinar Kucukkarakas 1 year ago

aww. Such a good boy for helping his human.

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#77 Found Some Old Pants

Found Some Old Pants

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