Internet Goes Crazy About Man Who Looks Like Disney Prince After Losing 70 Lbs While Taking Care Of His Sick Mom
It’s that time of year when we’re all starting to think about those summertime body goals. Yet when we go after them, it sometimes feels impossible. Proving what perseverance and hard work can achieve, 26 -year-old Jeffrey Kendall has decided to share his weight-loss transformation to motivate others and celebrate his outcomes. The former are so impressive and visible, people even devoted him a nickname that many would envy.
The journey began when Jeffrey was living with his mother in her home in Connecticut, taking care of her after she’d suffered a brain aneurysm on July 4, 2015. “She was in a coma and rehab hospitals for 7 months until they deemed she had plateaued and was to be released since insurance would no longer encompass her, ” he told Love What Matters .
Jeffrey has had self-image problems for a long time. “I was an overweight youth, I was bullied growing up. I’ve lived my life with body-image and confidence issues.” Looking after his mother made everything even more emotional. “I had ensure her in the hospitals where she could scarcely speak, I had considered her in the ICU where she couldn’t. I had find her on the floor unable to wake up. To find her stare without the yearn of a mother was heart-wrenching. It set a world of self-pity and pain in perspective to me.”
“My good friend was also in an emotional hour after a breakup and wanted help to get in shape. It was a perfect reason for me to start something new as I felt a new appreciation for life after that summer. We started out small, a illuminate barbell workout and agreed to do push-ups every day. Soon I was waking up and going for walkings while listening to uplifting music.”
But it didn’t stop. As time went by, Jeffrey observed himself constantly achieving and setting new fitness objectives. “I started jogging and doing sprints, pushing myself a little more and more. I tried new ways to work out, I discovered YouTube channels like’ Yoga with Adriene’ to help fill those periods when I wanted a workout at home. I began doing yoga and working out almost every day.” He lost 70 pounds in a little over 100 weeks!
After he posted his progress pic on reddit, people immediately called him a real-life Disney prince. Admiring his majestic hair, they even said he should be in shampoo ads. “I could barely sleep that night, it was amazing. The commentaries were all so uplifting and inspiring.”
However, Jeffrey believes that his mom and her stance towards life may have been the biggest factor that pushed him towards improving. “She’s the toughest person I know and gives me a constant appreciation for life.”