Couple Loses Whopping 300 Lbs In 1 Year After Friends Don’t Recognize Them.

Eli and Kelly Wenninger were in desperate need of a change. Despite each living a healthy lifestyle growing up, they found eventually themselves consuming nothing but fast food.

Combined with a sedentary lifestyle, the unwanted weight gain was inevitable. Their two young kids were able to wear them out, and they couldn’t get off the couch without stumbling. After a long hard look at themselves, the couple decided to kick their bad habits and their transformation is spectacular!


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When they married, Eli and Kelly were both at a healthy weight.

But, after years without self-discipline or self-control when it came to eating habits and exercise, they hit their tipping points. For Eli it came when he saw a photo of himself at his heaviest, well over 400 pounds. “I saw that and I was like oh man that’s not the person I want to be, that’s not who I want to be anymore.”


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For Kelly, it came when she realized that people didn’t recognize her because of her weight. “That was really hard,” she said.

Agreeing they needed to make a change, the Oklahoma couple hatched a weight loss plan. They ate clean for a month, cutting out anything processed, and did simple exercises.


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They were so out of shape at first that doing just three pushups was an impressive feat. But as time passed, they saw results!


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It took just one year for Eli to lose 250 pounds, while Kelly dropped 65. While their friends definitely took note, their kids saw big changes. “Now I wear them out instead of them wearing me out, they’re like ‘Dad we need a break!'” Eli said.


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Along the way, the couple started a Facebook group to better promote their healthy eating philosophy. They look so much happier and healthier and hope to inspire others to make a positive change, too.

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What do you think of Eli and Kelly’s new look? Share their inspiring story to spread some encouragement!