24-year-old Kaylee Bonnett has been overweight. At her heaviest, she was 481 pounds, and even in high school, she weighed 300 pounds, which not only impacted her self-esteem but also her ability to make friends. 169-Pound Weight Loss Has Completely Transformed This Woman’s Face.
“Day to day, life was a constant struggle. From worrying about if I’ll fit in this chair or if the chair will hold me, to trying to look nice and hoping that getting from point A to B doesn’t make me sweat my hair and makeup off, I was constantly on the defense.”
Then, in her early twenties, Kaylee was diagnosed as pre-diabetic with high blood pressure.
She was told by her doctors that if she didn’t change her lifestyle, she would most certainly suffer a heart attack or a stroke.
Not wanting to die, Kaylee decided to get gastric bypass surgery.
However, before her doctor would OK that procedure, Kaylee had to lose at least 30 pounds on her own.
And even though she experienced both pain and discomfort after the procedure, she kept walking, and amped up her diet.
Kaylee is happy with the progress she has made.
Kaylee’s weight loss journey has also garnered a large number of followers on social media.
“The reactions of others is what surprises me, and it helps me see the change.”