Today’s story is about Maysa Rosales, a woman for whom life has not been easy. According to different estimates, at one point Maysa weighted 1100 pounds (which is around 499kg). Her current weight sits around 211 pounds (which is 96kg), meaning this girl has managed to lose over 800 pounds. Obviously, her health is now much better, but before this story gets to that point, we should learn more about the path Maysa had to take in order to regain control of her body.
She Had to Bathe With Buckets
In one of the photos in today’s story, you can clearly see how Maysa had to bathe. One or more different people had to mount her bed, and then use buckets to wash the areas of her body which the dirtiest and the most inaccessible. The rest had to be left unwashed.
The Only Way Out Was to Lose Weight
Maysa knew that the only way out was to lose weight. In her case, she had to lose so much weight, that probably no other person in the world had to. She underwent 11 different surgeries, to reduce the size of her stomach, and to remove the excess amount of skin on her body.
Seeing the Small Changes
The road to recovery, coming out of depression, and living a normal life was a very difficult thing for Maysa. She was seeing small daily changed to her body, which is what motivated her to continue and to eventually get the life for herself that she wanted.
After she passed the bulk of the operations, Maysa could finally start to move and to regain control of her day. That means that she could think about diets, about proper meal plans, and even some light cardio as the beginning of her exercise regimen.
As her journey progressed and she started to resemble her original self, she started to find success in other different areas of life. She even found love, which was great for her, as that means that she’ll have fewer chances of rebounding back in the depression later on.
Losing 800 Pounds
Looking at these photos, you can clearly see how much weight she lost. Losing 800 pounds, or close to 400 kilograms, is no small feat. The weight she lost can amount to 5-6 adults – just imagine losing the weight of 5 or 6 fully grown humans. That’s incredible.
“Once you’re in bed for several years, you have no life.”
According to one doctor who worked on the subject of large patients, losing weight, he said “Once you’re in bed for several years, you have no life. As soon as he started walking again, the motivation he got was incredible.”
The Final Transformation
The above photo you see is of Maysa’s final transformation. This is how she currently looks, and it’s great to see that she has gotten her passion for life back. She even tries to dress in cute, hip t-shirts, which couldn’t even think of doing with the previous state of her body.