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15-Year-Old Guy Weighed 707 Pounds, His Amazing Transformation Is An Inspiration

People have to understand that not all obese people are large because of their eating habits or their lack of exercise. Some people become obese because of a physical abnormality or a hormonal imbalance. And regardless of how people became large, each of them deserves the same amount of respect as fellow human beings. Moreover, what they need is medical innovation so that they can become normal again. And even without the medical assistance, it helps if people would understand how they feel. They are bullied and they can feel extremely sad. We should be there for them to provide encouragement.

This is the story of a how a boy was bullied, suffered from depression, and managed to change his life for the better.

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15-Year-Old Guy Weighed 707 Pounds, His Amazing Transformation Is An Inspiration

15-Year-Old Guy Weighed 707 Pounds, His Amazing Transformation Is An Inspiration

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Meet Jacob Miller

Meet Jacob Miller

Jacob Miller is no ordinary boy. He was born prematurely, and it was apparent even during his childhood that his growth was exceptionally fast.

At the age of 1

At the age of 1

Even when Jacob Miller was only a year old, he was already at a daunting 52 pounds. Clearly something wasn't right with his physical development.

Weighing 707 pounds

Weighing 707 pounds

Jacob Miller already weighed a whopping 707 pounds when he was just 15-year-old. More than that, he was also quite a tall male at 6'5". Every year during his teenage period, he would gain 100 pounds. 

Hormonal problem

Hormonal problem

According to the doctors, Jacob Miller was growing extraordinarily fast because of a hormonal imbalance. Aside from the physical dilemma, people began bullying and teasing him, making him feel depressed and powerless.

Attempting to lose weight

Attempting to lose weight

However, not all was lost for Jacob Miller as he decided that he will not go down without a fight. He wanted to lose weight and he would start it immediately. Thanks to his parents and the people from Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Jacob Miller was able to follow a plan that successfully made him lose 77 pounds.

Helpful adults

Helpful adults

He needed this change so much because he already had diabetes, heart disease, liver disease, and cellulitis even though he is still a relatively young person. Even though he already lost some pounds, he wanted to go through gastric bypass surgery to get more of his weight removed.

Down from 10x to 5x

Down from 10x to 5x

Once Jacob Miller started following the diet and just six months after his gastric bypass surgery, his shirt size was already reduced from 10x to an admirable 5x.

Not giving up

Not giving up

Jacob Miller has also been able to complete a 5-kilometer race this 2015, and that is just the start of his path toward better health. Good luck Jacob!

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