People share inspiring weight loss success stories

Everyone comes in different shapes and sizes. Outward appearances don't define people, and there isn't one particular image or body type that everyone should aspire to. The sexiest thing about any individual is confidence. With confidence comes happiness and often the motivation to live a healthy lifestyle.

However, when people aren't confident about their appearances, they may pursue unhealthy lifestyles due to their lack of happiness. Therefore, losing weight can do more than make a person physically smaller. It can entirely transform someone's self-perception and in turn reverse even the worst outlooks on life.

Of course, losing weight isn't the easiest of tasks. The process can be long, difficult and extremely emotional. It takes dedication, motivation, support and a driving desire to become the best version of oneself. When the task is successful, it can feel amazing. Several people who successfully lost weight took to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to share their inspiring success stories and new positive outlooks.

Losing weight isn't all about outward appearances. What's most important is that it can make people happier and more confident.
Losing weight has actually made me start to feel so much better about myself. I know I still have a long way to go but for once I'm feeling happy. :)

It's even worth the loose-fitting wardrobe.
After spending half the day getting annoyed that I had to keep pulling my pants up, it finally clicked that it means progress on my weight loss journey.

A little recognition goes a long way.
So proud of myself. People are finally noticing I've lost weight and have told me look good. What a first

Self-love is everything.
I'm losing weight! I love my new self. I can look at my image and be happy.

The journey to weight loss can be long, but it's an exciting process.
Someone told me today that they could tell I have been losing weight 😄 I'm even more motivated to keep going

While it's not about sizes, sometimes the sizes can be nice to see.
I've been losing weight and yesterday was the first time a size large shirt fit me in about 5 years. I still can't believe it.

Healthy is sexy!
I love staring at myself in the mirror. Losing weight has made me more confident and feeling more sexy!

Once you start, it only get's easier and more rewarding.
I am so motivated to lose weight and get healthy. It's so weird, the more I workout, the more I want to workout.

Always love your curves.
I've been losing weight and getting curvier. Finally feeling confident with my own body 🙌

Even the slightest difference can have a huge impact on one's happiness and self-perception.
The differences isn't big enough for anyone else to notice yet, but I can see my weight loss progress and I'm so proud of myself.

People who feel attractive are attractive.
I've been losing weight lately. I actually feel attractive most days. I dig it.

You're not just shedding pounds, you're shedding judgment, resentment, and unhappiness.
My weight loss journey has ended up turning into a self acceptance journey.

Stretch marks = success scars.
I actually don't mind my stretch marks, it's just a reminder that I'm losing weight and that makes me proud.

Nothing looks better on someone than an increase of confidence.
I've been losing weight. Just felt like it was time I got the chance to be pretty.

There are multiple forms of motivation.
I found motivation in my last relationship to lose weight and get healthy. I want to show my ex what he could've had.

But in the end, the weight-loss process is about becoming the best and happiest version of yourself.
Losing weight has   given me so much confidence. I just bought my first pair of shorts in 5 years!
For more weight loss confessions, check out Whisper.​

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