Losing weight is a tough battle, both physically and mentally. There's nothing that can compare to that intense feeling of self-determination, especially when you truly believe that you have what it takes to become a healthier, better version of yourself. One Reddit user, Dunacanconstruction, recently shared his astounding weight loss story with the community. By sticking to a 1,350-calorie diet, he was able to lose 130 pounds by eating mostly tuna salad, chicken with salsa, frozen vegetables, and beans and rice, among other healthy foods.
The best part, though? He didn't tell his family that he was on this weight loss journey. Instead, he showed up after dropping the 130 pounds to surprise his parents, and man oh man, their reaction is absolutely priceless.
He does look like a whole different person! And can we touch on for a moment how insane it is that he lost that much weight in that little time? I mean, granted, when a person is drastically overweight, it's much easier to start shedding weight in mass quantities. But still, good for him! That's some serious dedication.
With that said, I can't imagine how hard it must have been to be going through this journey without telling his family. Losing weight, it's something that takes a toll on you physically as well as mentally. When things were getting tough, if there was a day the scale wasn't budging, that had to have reflected in his attitude. Yet he persevered -- and this surprise is one that no doubt they'll all remember for the rest of their lives.
Do you find it important to talk openly about your weight loss efforts with friends, family, or colleagues?
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