Photos of People Who Couldn’t Stand Looking at Themselves in the Mirror and Changed Their Lives 180 Degrees


Some people want to lose weight but claim, “they’ll start their diet on Monday”. This article can serve as great motivation to those of us who want to get healthy. These photos prove that nothing is impossible and that each body can be perfect in their own way.

We has collected 27 photos of people who didn’t like their bodies. But they set a goal and managed to get rid of excess weight despite many challenges.

27. Losing 145 lb in 1 year

“Before gastric bypass surgery, I weighed 288 lb. In 12 months, I was down to 143 lbs. I think I wouldn’t have lost a lot in such a short period of time without the surgery.”

26. 110 lb gone in 12 months

“I was 298 lb when I was at my friend’s wedding (left.) I realized I couldn’t live like that anymore and thanks to sports and a balanced diet, I managed to lose 113 lb. 19 lb left!”

25. “I was 402 lb and lost 109 lb in 9 months.”

“Thanks to hours of walking and 1,800 calories a day, I managed to get rid of 109 lb in 9 months.”

24. I said, “goodbye” to 110 lb in 1 year and 5 months.”

“I weighed 291 lb. I couldn’t quit eating sweets, junk food, pizza, and chips. But when I finally managed to stop eating those things and took up fitness, I dropped 110 lb. I’ve got 30 more I want to lose but I’m very proud of the progress I’ve made.”

23. Lost almost 103 lb in 2 years

“Excited to feel comfortable in a bikini for the first time in my adult life this summer!”

22. Lost 202 lb

“I used to be 405 lb. Now in 2 years and 6 months, I weigh 205 lb. My life’s changed a lot!”

21. From 280 lb to 120 lb

“In my early 20s, I was 280 lb. Once I woke up and realized that it was time to change myself, I quit meat and fast food and started to eat more vegetables. Thanks to a balanced diet and regular workouts, I managed to get rid of 159 lb.”

20. The difference between these photos is 85 lb.

“The pic on the left is actually from my high school prom. I did get a bit fatter in college. I lost the weight by counting calories. Started by eating 1,700 a day and lowered my calorie goal every few months. Now I try to stick to about 1200-1400 a day. Well, workouts play an important role too.”

19. Lost almost half her weight

“3 years ago I was 269 lb. Thanks to sports, dieting, and walking, I kicked 128 lb.”

18. “I’m 330 lb on the left and 175 lb on the right.”

“First, I started drinking more water and unsweetened tea. Second, I quit eating when bored. Third, I took up sports. As a result, I managed to lose 155 lb in 3 years. Don’t give up and believe in yourself!”

17. “I used to weigh 305 lb. Now I’m 207 lb.”

“I don’t work out a lot and have a sedentary lifestyle. Nevertheless, I reduced the amount of food I ate and stopped drinking soda. Of course, sometimes I have a cheat day and eat a taco. All in all, in 9 months, I managed to lose 97 lb.”

16. Dropped 99 lb in 11 months

“I still have a lot to achieve and I keep wearing loose clothes. I ordered a pair of jeans online and when they came in, I almost had a breakdown because when I held them up, the waist looked so tiny and I was sure they were not going to fit, but when I put them on they were actually loose.”

15. “In 9 months, I got rid of 101 extra lb.”

“Some think there’s some huge secret to weight loss but it’s literally clean eating and exercise.”

14. “Over 33% of my start weight was lost.”

“I just didn’t consume more than 1,200 calories a day. To make it easier, I used a special log to count calories.”

13. “I said goodbye to almost 155 lb.”

“I’ve lost over 150 lb of weight in 9 months! I’m so happy.”

12. She lost 176 lb

“I lost over 176 lb and I don’t have friends to be excited about my change with me so I’m hoping one of you guys appreciates it.”

11. These 123 lb are in the past.

“Just fruit, veggies, raw nuts, chicken, turkey, and greek yogurt. I only eat from 12 PM — 7 PM. So I’ve lost 125 lb in 18 months.”

10. “I used to weigh 160 lb and now I’m 114 lb!”

“In 9 months, I almost managed to achieve my goal. Apparently, I just had to reduce the number of calories I ate.”

9. From 220 lb to 134 lb

“Finally buying clothes that aren’t all leggings and t-shirts!”

8. Lost almost 90 lb in a year

“Last year at this time I was the heaviest and most unhealthy I’ve ever been. This year I walked in my city’s fashion week.”

7. Lost 92 lb in 14 months

“The first summer in a decade where I am not having an anxiety attack at every trip to the pool.”

6. “Got rid of 170 lb and became a different person.”

“A 1,200-calorie diet works miracles along with workouts, of course.”

5. 99 lb dropped

“My wife wanted to motivate people.”

4. 225 lb vs 130 lb

“My girlfriend gave me permission to post this, she’s the reason I started living a healthy lifestyle.”

3. “I’ve lost 200 lb in 2 years.”

“I’m almost 550 lb on the left. On the right, my weight is 350 lb. There’s still a lot of work to be done but I’m happy.”

2. Lost 209 lb in 13 months

“I was at my sister’s wedding (left.) I still have some self-confidence issues and whatnot, but I know that I come here for motivation all the time. Maybe somebody else will see this and is thinking about starting their new journey and I can give them a little extra motivation to get going!”

1. “I lost almost 88 lb and became a blogger.”

“I was fed up with challenges I had to face being overweight. My journey began when I moved to another city. I decided that it was the right time to have a ’restart’ in my life. I wanted to prove that there were no limitations: I started my own project devoted to losing weight to inspire people around the world.”

Which transformation impressed you the most?


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