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A Weight Loss Journey (+ Personal Tips)

A couple of weeks ago, I finally had the guts to write up a story I thought I’d never share. I have drafted this post long ago and finally hit it up to The Fat Kid Inside without telling anyone. I realized that it went live on Erwan’s blog when people started sending me “congratulations” messages on facebook.

Anyways, here are some of my “before” photos that show how big and unhealthy I was.

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That’s me circa 2010 in a Physics laboratory class.

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Left photo: Christmas 2013, Right photo: 2011

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Left photo: 2010 org party at school, Right photo: Christmas 2012

Let me share some things I did and things I still continue to do right now to lose weight, motivate myself, and redeem my self conifdence. Remember that these are personal experiences that I’m listing as “tips”  though what may have worked for me doesn’t necessarily mean will work for you 100%. Consider them as guide and not your sole basis to starting a new lifestyle.

Weight Loss Tips aka Self-Redemption Tips

  1. Know your motivation.
  2.  Take baby steps.
  3. Cut the junk.
  4. Cook your own food and/or prepare a meal plan.
  5. Reward yourself once in a while.
  6. Break a sweat.
  7. Beat your own record.
  8. Don’t look at the scale every single time.
  9. No shortcuts.
  10. Acknowledge what other people has to say about your improvement.
  11. Keep going and embrace your new lifestyle.
  12. Feel good about yourself.

You can read the whole story and the details on those weight loss tips on The Fat Kid Inside’s Random & Inspiration category. Link below.

Inspire Post: Making Weight Loss Happen

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16 Comments

  • Reply Helga Weber March 27, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    Holy shit you look like a different person!

  • Reply Jae March 27, 2015 at 6:29 pm

    Nasabi ko na ‘yung comment ko from Erwan’s post. That is all. Hahaha!

  • Reply Cheryle March 27, 2015 at 7:37 pm

    For the past few months I’ve been following you, I’ve known you and your blog through your delicious recipes. But this post makes me understand what keeps you going to become a (legit) vegan. You’ve got nice tips, Chester. Keep it up! 🙂

  • Reply Shayne March 28, 2015 at 5:14 am

    You’re amazing. Soooo amazing. That is all.

  • Reply Grace March 28, 2015 at 11:16 pm

    Hindi kita nakilala, ang galing mo!

    Ayan, I’m motivated and inspired to loose weight now.

    Congrats Chester,
    Grace

    • Reply chester March 29, 2015 at 5:14 pm

      Thank you Ate Grace! :*

  • Reply Mikyu Maglasang March 29, 2015 at 6:59 am

    Wow, you really did lose a lot of weight! Congratz! I was also kinda fat (for a short girl) in my younger days. I lost weight when I started blogging. Well, it was because I got addicted to learning and doing stuff with my blog that I forget to eat. Hahahaha.

  • Reply Mary March 29, 2015 at 2:56 pm

    Strong not skinny! So proud of you!!!!

    • Reply chester March 29, 2015 at 5:15 pm

      INDEED! Fuck boy goals should be clear!

  • Reply Jhanz March 29, 2015 at 8:22 pm

    Congrats, Chester! Saw this nga on Erwan’s IG and quickly went there. 🙂 Galing!!!! And I super admire your discipline and dedication!

  • Reply Karen March 30, 2015 at 8:30 am

    Wow! This is really a transformation! 🙂 Thanks for inspiring everyone with your journey to fitness!

  • Reply Alissa March 30, 2015 at 5:40 pm

    I’m so jealous of your determination. I wish I have the motivation to cut the junks I eat.

  • Reply Sherica March 31, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    Sobrang fitspiration talaga kita!!!!!!

  • Reply Kristel April 7, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    I’ve been struggling with my weight for the longest time but I hope to lose some pounds very soon!

  • Reply Carlo Valmonte July 11, 2016 at 2:48 pm

    Good! This very motivational and inspiring. It’s really hard to find time losing weight if you’re too busy.

    //Carlo Valmonte
    http://www.journeyfreaks.com/

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