- Weight loss can affect your life in ways you wouldn’t anticipate.
- Here, author Jennifer Still details how losing more than 120 pounds in a year changed her life.
In early 2018, I decided for perhaps the 100th time in my life that I was ready to make a change and lose the weight that was making me unhealthy and unhappy.
The difference is that, this time, I actually followed through with that decision and stuck to it.
To date, I’ve lost more than 120 pounds and am getting close to my goal weight. I’m proud of the big changes I’ve made — improving my relationship with food and conquering my sugar addiction, greatly reducing my chances of obesity-related illness, and more — but I’ve noticed some other, more subtle changes taking place in my life too.
Here are seven ways my weight loss has changed my life that I didn’t anticipate: