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650-Lb. Man Discovers Yoga and Begins His Weight-Loss Journey

650-Lb. Man Discovers Yoga and Begins His Weight-Loss Journey

Originally posted 04/17/2015 04:25PM

At his heaviest, Richard Widmark was 669 lbs. But after a lifetime of weight struggles, he has found something that means more to him than food ever did: yoga.

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Kaitlyn Smith's Blog: 'It Feels So Good to Sweat Again!'

Kaitlyn Smith's Blog: 'It Feels So Good to Sweat Again!'

Originally posted 04/13/2015 06:35PM

Having once tipped the scales at more than 400 lbs., 19-year-old Kaitlyn Smith from Portland, Tennessee, lost 208 lbs. through diet and exercise. One thing she hasn't been able to lose is the excess skin, a common side effect of extreme weight loss. As she gears up for, and then undergoes, several skin removal surgeries, Smith will be sharing her story at PEOPLE.com. Come back every week for updates on her inspirational journey. You can also check out Kaitlyn's website and follow her on Facebook.

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This Guy Took 2,660 Selfies on the Pacific Crest Trail – and Lost 50 Lbs. in the Process

This Guy Took 2,660 Selfies on the Pacific Crest Trail – and Lost 50 Lbs. in the Process

Originally posted 04/02/2015 10:30AM

When Andy Davidhazy decided to take a selfie for every mile of his 2,660-mile hike on the Pacific Crest Trail, he knew the last photo he took would reveal a totally different person.

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See Soleil Moon Frye's New Bikini Body!

Soleil Moon Frye on Her New Bikini Body: 'This Is the Best Version of Me!'

Originally posted 04/02/2015 08:00AM

For years, actress Soleil Moon Frye covered up at the beach. Now, the mom of three, who has lost 40 lbs. on Nutrisystem, is sporting a bathing suit for the first time in decades – and loving every minute of it!

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Alexis Shapiro, Girl Who Suffered from Uncontrollable Hunger, Has Made Strides Since Bariatric Surgery

Alexis Shapiro, Girl Who Suffered from Uncontrollable Hunger, Has Made Strides Since Bariatric Surgery

Originally posted 03/30/2015 08:25AM

It's been one year since Alexis Shapiro underwent a sleeve gastrectomy to combat her uncontrollable weight gain. The 13-year-old from Cibolo, Texas is doing well – she even completed a 5K race!

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Kaitlyn Smith's Blog: 'I Have Not Gotten On a Scale Yet'

Kaitlyn Smith's Blog: 'I Have Not Gotten On a Scale Yet'

Originally posted 03/30/2015 06:50AM

Having once tipped the scales at more than 400 lbs., 19-year-old Kaitlyn Smith from Portland, Tennessee, lost 208 lbs. through diet and exercise. One thing she hasn't been able to lose is the excess skin, a common side effect of extreme weight loss. As she gears up for, and then undergoes, several skin removal surgeries, Smith will be sharing her story at PEOPLE.com. Come back every week for updates on her inspirational journey. You can also check out Kaitlyn's website and follow her on Facebook.

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After Losing 270 Lbs., Man Reveals Excess Skin in an Emotional Video

Originally posted 03/24/2015 03:15PM

For Matt Diaz, deciding to upload a video to Tumblr to expose his excess skin after losing 270 lbs. was an emotional roller coaster.

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577-Lb. Man Plans to Complete a 5K for Every Month of the Year

577-Lb. Man Plans to Complete a 5K for Every Month of the Year

Originally posted 03/24/2015 02:10PM

He may have finished his first 5K of 2015 in last place, but Derek Mitchell gets a blue ribbon for spirit.

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Kaitlyn Smith's Blog: 'I Knew Something Wasn't Right'

Kaitlyn Smith's Blog: 'It's Been a Crazy Week Since I've Been Home'

Originally posted 03/16/2015 06:45AM

Having once tipped the scales at more than 400 lbs., 19-year-old Kaitlyn Smith from Portland, Tennessee, lost 208 lbs. through diet and exercise. One thing she hasn't been able to lose is the excess skin, a common side effect of extreme weight loss. As she gears up for, and then undergoes, several skin removal surgeries, Smith will be sharing her story at PEOPLE.com. Come back every week for updates on her inspirational journey. You can also check out Kaitlyn's website and follow her on Facebook.

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Kaitlyn Smith's Blog: 'I Wanted to Sit and Cry Like a Baby'

Kaitlyn Smith's Blog: 'I've Had a Few Days When I Just Wanted to Sit and Cry'

Originally posted 03/03/2015 05:00PM

Once tipping scales at more than 400 lbs., 19-year-old Kaitlyn Smith from Portland, Tennessee, lost 208 lbs. through diet and exercise. One thing she hasn't been able to lose is the excess skin, a common side effect of extreme weight loss. As she gears up for, and then undergoes, several skin removal surgeries, Smith will be sharing her story at PEOPLE.com. Come back every week for updates on her inspirational journey. You can also check out Kaitlyn's website and follow her on Facebook.

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