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[Image] Thank you, GetMotivated!

[Image] Thank you, GetMotivated!

I honestly don’t know how I can be so proud of someone I have never met. Keep inspiring us by making that cancer your little bitch!!!

Three months later...

Hey Reddit!

Jared was overwhelmed with the support yesterday and since hundreds of you asked for it, he figured he would start a page so people can be a part of his journey.

His own: Wellsy351

The gym helping him is Body Alive: Body__Alive

I finally was able to talk to him and he couldn’t believe how amazing GetMotivated was in the comments and replies!

Thank you everyone!

(Sorry for reposting, I thought this combined image would make more sense to people trying to figure out who this guy is!)

Edit: it IS ‘Jared’, not ‘Jarod’ and no, its not 0% body fat, Bob got a little carried away in his post and yes I was cleared by doctors to begin lifting.

Oh my god, Jared, FINE, I'll get off my ass and go to the gym, ok?

[Image] this is the most motivating thing I have seen in any cartoon.

[Image] this is the most motivating thing I have seen in any cartoon.

"Oh there are pictures I keep them where I need them most"

SPOILER ALERT

Makes sense. She did shoot Mr. Burns.

I haven't seen the Simpson's in years and now that I'm in my late 30's with a child of my own this show hits on a whole new level. It had jokes that worked when I was 12, jokes that worked when I was a stoner teen, jokes that worked when I was a lost 20 something and now I see it has messages for adults as well. Great show!

Think this episode made me cry. That and the one with their wedding day. When comedy gets serious.

[Image] Some people just don’t make excuses.

[Image] Some people just don’t make excuses.

That poor boy. I wish him all the best but he's got a long road ahead of him, he'll feel defeated and he'll no doubt experience a lot of heartbreak. But hopefully, one day he will be able to turn it around and be happy. It's hard being a Lakers fan.

Good for him.

I lost my dad to cancer, but he lived 5 extra years because he exercised like a machine.

My dietitian girlfriend was more of a help to this question; “It’s probably best he does both (at extremely light weights). As long as he is eating healthy and building fat reserves and muscle, it’s fine for him to be doing this. It’s also building great habits for him moving forward in life; for what you do during your comeback often carries on for the rest of your life.”

Brb gonna propose to this woman. Damn.

Edit: Y’all thought I was kidding.

It was actually the chain smoking.

[Image] Life gives you two paths

[Image] Life gives you two paths

You’re terminated.

/sub/murderedbywords

Edit: /sub/terminatedbywords

here's a link to it

This dude has been in the zone for 4 decades. 4 decades NOTHING. BUT. NET.

Edit: well this comment blew up, for the unaware this is a bit from a Bill Burr special .

"no one will ever remember you." I wonder what this person was thinking after being destroyed by Arnold himself.

[image] when my brother saw himself in my wedding photos he decided to had to make a change. Proud of him.

[image] when my brother saw himself in my wedding photos he decided to had to make a change. Proud of him.

Always amazes me how much the face changes with a persons weight.

Congrats, now he'll look great at your next wedding.

All the weight you lost was from your face

I carry weight very well, so when I lost 35lb a couple years back I didn't look a whole lot different. But my face changed drastically.

[Image] | Only You Can Change Your life

[Image] | Only You Can Change Your life

Bothers me, a lot, that they didn't just move "No" down to the next line.

A drunk driver would beg to differ

I would argue that everyone you meet changes your life in one way or another

Only I can change my life No one can do it for me *(even) Carol Burnett

[Image] Fake it 'til you make it.

[Image] Fake it 'til you make it.

'Can a man still be brave if he's afraid?' 'That is the only time a man can be brave'

If a guy looked at me like Dave looks in that picture and said that to me I’d be terrified.

-steve buscemi

TIL he did 9/11

[Image] Would it help?

[Image] Would it help?

It took me a long time to realize that unless the thing I fear is on my doorstep in that moment, my fear can't be trusted.

Another important thing to consider is the stress response from worrying is only useful in those acute moments of crisis. Otherwise, you're wasting much needed nutrients and hormones. Take a moment to evaluate your actual situation and recenter.

I loved that line. Great movie as well. The Russian spy called him “the standing man” or something of that sort

Excellent point but it's so much easier said than done. Now I need to worry that I worry for no good reason...

Bridge of Spies

[Image] There are 2 ways to look at life.

[Image] There are 2 ways to look at life.

My biggest realisation in the last few years is hat no one remembers my screw ups, at all. No one cares about your mistakes, at all.

So why not just do it, there's nothing to lose and no consequences anyways (other than a loss of pride that's just in my head.)

The actual reason I got over my depression. Just woke up one day with a completely different outlook on life.

True that. Everyone is busy with their lives and if someone is too focused on your mistakes then it's either they really care about you, envy you or probably just doesn't have a life.

Some mistakes definitely have lasting consequences and the wrong mistake could cost you things you might not be willing to lose. People don't overlook everything, so give at least half a shit I'd say.

[Story] After ~8 years of drinking daily, today marks 1 month for me without a drink. I almost made a throwaway account for this, but it deserves my real account so others can see that everyone has struggles. If I can do it, you can do it. The first week is the toughest, but believe me it's doable.

[Story] After ~8 years of drinking daily, today marks 1 month for me without a drink. I almost made a throwaway account for this, but it deserves my real account so others can see that everyone has struggles. If I can do it, you can do it. The first week is the toughest, but believe me it's doable.

Keep at it. I did it 5 years ago, never looked back.

I'm from another country, another culture - we couldn't be further and less similar. Though I don't know you, I'm proud of you.

Better sleep, more energy, better mood, weight loss, lower blood pressure, and probably some others I'm forgetting.

Edit: As someone else mentioned, far more mental clarity.

Thanks so much!

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