The truth is not every weight loss transformation photo on internet is as motivating as one would expect it to be. But as long as your healthy and feeling good inside, you don’t have to care what anybody thinks.
As least that’s the case for Jessica Weber from Peru. She’s not ashamed to show off her loose skin and she shouldn’t be after losing a whopping 180 pounds, stretch skin is expected.
“This is my reality! This is my life!” she writes in the caption. “When you lose 180 pounds, the skin doesn’t just suck back up! I have been learning to deal with it, even with wanting to lose a bit more weight and have surgery!”
She adds, “This is my life until then and I will not hate my body anymore!”
Jessica was overweight since nine years old and by the time she was 22, she went up to 383 pounds.
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“The extra weight affected my life with how I was looked down on for my weight gain being since that I started so young. It also affected my life in making friends because I lacked the confidence,” she says. “I wasn’t happy, I would pretend to be okay with it though.”
She under went surgery In january 2017 and is now living a much healthier lifestyle. She replaced the old starchy food diet and two dinners a night with more healthier snack.
Weber is now a positive influence on Instagram for others, where she shares her weight loss stories with her 17,000 (growing) followers.
“When I look back at pictures I can’t believe I got to be as big as I was. I can’t believe I didn’t try harder to lose weight before I got to that point,” she says. “I feel sad because I feel like I wasted years of my life, but now that I’m losing weight I feel more confident and am out doing a lot more so I feel like I’m getting my life back.”
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