This is Lucas Irwin in May of 2012.
This is him on Dec. 10, 2013.
In just shy of one year – he didn't start losing weight until December of 2012 – Irwin went from 300 pounds to 170. How did he do it?
"95% of it was done through nothing but a 1350 calorie limit per day," he wrote on Reddit. "No foods were off limit, but I survived mostly on tuna salad, chicken with salsa, frozen vegetables, beans and rice, turkey/roast beef sandwiches, spinach, and eggs. After I lost 100 pounds I started walking to work (5 miles) for about 2 months until it got too cold outside."
Here's the best part – during the entire year, Irwin didn't mention anything to his parents. Not a word. So imagine their reaction when they saw him for the first time. Or better yet, watch it:
Only his sister was in on it. She's the one who filmed the unveiling.
When asked if he likes his new clothing options, the 5-foot-8 Irwin responded, "Yes I do, and it's very strange having 'how does it look?' be a criteria instead of justRead More »from Watch: man who lost 130 pounds surprise his parents