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Woman Who Used To Weigh Almost 500lbs Recreates Her Old Photos After Extreme Weight Loss, And Its Hard To Believe Its The Same Person
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Woman Who Used To Weigh Almost 500lbs Recreates Her Old Photos After Extreme Weight Loss, And Its Hard To Believe Its The Same Person

Many people make New Year’s resolutions, and many people break them, but as you can see from these incredible pictures, some people don’t just stick to them. They smash them!

Lexi Reed, also known under the pseudonym of Fat Girl Fed Up, from Terre Haute, Indiana, weighed 485lbs back in 2016 while her husband Danny tipped the scales at 280lbs. Together they decided to get into shape, and just eighteen months later the pair has lost almost 400lbs (almost 180kg) together! “We didn’t have a meal plan, surgery, personal trainer, but what we did have was each other and the motivation within to work hard every single day,’ she wrote on Instagram. “We wanted to be parents in the future and live a long life together.”

The couple, who wed in 2015, used to eat a total of around 8000 calories per day, but after giving up junk food in favor of home-cooked meals and starting to hit the gym five to six times per week, Lexi and Danny Reed shed around half of their body weight in just 12 months. During their incredible weight loss journey, Lexi has amassed almost 500k followers on Instagram (@fatgirlfedup), many of whom have been inspired by her hard work and determination. Scroll down to see the results of her incredible perseverance, and remember, New Year’s Eve is just around the corner…

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“Get comfortable with being uncomfortable & always push yourself to step out of your comfort zone!”

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That’s the philosophy of Lexi Reed from Terre Haute, Indiana

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She and her husband Danny used to weigh over 700lbs until they decided to get into shape

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They made a New Year’s resolution in 2016 and since then they’ve lost over 400lbs together!

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“We didn’t have a meal plan, surgery, personal trainer, but what we did have was each other”

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The couple, who wed in 2015, used to eat a total of around 8000 calories per day

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They gave up junk food and started cooking meals at home

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They also began hitting the gym 5-6 times per week and also doing Zumba classes

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In just 12 months they lost half of their body weight!

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“You don’t have to live this way for the rest of your life Lexi,” she told herself

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“You are in charge of your future so go in that gym and show every single person that stares or doubts you what you’re made of”

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“Prove them wrong & lets do this once and for all”

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“Tomorrow is the first day of the rest of your life”

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“Are you going to just keep talking about losing the weight or are you just going to do it? No more excuses. No more fear”

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“This man has been by my side for the last 10 years and treated me no different at 485lbs than he does at 182lbs,” she said of her husband

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“He never saw me as my size, asked me to change, or made me feel as anything other than beautiful”

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“Love doesn’t have a size or weight limit”

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“Surround yourself with those who lift you higher and see the greatness in you even when you don’t see it”

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CatShatBrix
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4 years ago

That must’ve taken so much effort and perseverance! I can’t even be bothered to walk downstairs and get my phone

Bored-Panda4Communism
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Proves fat people are lazy

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ANKAN BANERJEE
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4 years ago

I just want to know(genuinely, and not trying to be rude), what happens to the wrinkly skin? I weigh more than I should, and it's impossible for me to join a gym a right now, or for next 8 months as a matter of fact. But I do get depressed about my weight. I also think about what will happen after I lose all the excessive fat. I am genuinely asking you people, how does one get rid of those wrinkles. I mean they are everywhere, not to mention stretch marks.

DeAnna Anderson
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4 years ago

You don't need a gym and special equipment to start. Walk, walk, walk to get started. You don't have to count calories to start, just look at what you are eating and go for healthier options. Find out what a serving size is of what you want to eat and only have that much. I think a serving of Doritos is like 11 chips or something. You can only have a serving, not the entire bag at one time. Really simple things like this can make a huge difference. Remember you didn't put on the weight in 2 weeks and it is going to take longer than 2 weeks to loose that weight and keep it off. Good Luck!

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Doris Orynik
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4 years ago

I fell so happy for them !

Megan
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*feel

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CatShatBrix
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4 years ago

That must’ve taken so much effort and perseverance! I can’t even be bothered to walk downstairs and get my phone

Bored-Panda4Communism
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Proves fat people are lazy

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ANKAN BANERJEE
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4 years ago

I just want to know(genuinely, and not trying to be rude), what happens to the wrinkly skin? I weigh more than I should, and it's impossible for me to join a gym a right now, or for next 8 months as a matter of fact. But I do get depressed about my weight. I also think about what will happen after I lose all the excessive fat. I am genuinely asking you people, how does one get rid of those wrinkles. I mean they are everywhere, not to mention stretch marks.

DeAnna Anderson
Community Member
4 years ago

You don't need a gym and special equipment to start. Walk, walk, walk to get started. You don't have to count calories to start, just look at what you are eating and go for healthier options. Find out what a serving size is of what you want to eat and only have that much. I think a serving of Doritos is like 11 chips or something. You can only have a serving, not the entire bag at one time. Really simple things like this can make a huge difference. Remember you didn't put on the weight in 2 weeks and it is going to take longer than 2 weeks to loose that weight and keep it off. Good Luck!

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Doris Orynik
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4 years ago

I fell so happy for them !

Megan
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*feel

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