Sometimes, having a vindictive ex is a good thing.
I say this because it wasn't until after her ex-boyfriend insulted her weight that Hayley Westoby, a 25-year-old Australian woman, dropped 140 pounds and got in the best shape of her life.
Apparently, Westoby had always been athletic before she went to college, but once she entered school, she started gaining a pretty sizable amount of weight.
From there, things kept spiraling.
Speaking on her weight gain, Westoby said,
Eventually, Westoby weighed in at 260 pounds, but she reportedly didn't realize it until after an insult from her ex-boyfriend.
The 25-year-old's ex reportedly told her to "lose some weight." Well, I think it's safe to say Westoby took that advice to heart.
To her credit, though, it appears Westoby didn't actually view her ex-boyfriend's words as malicious.
Speaking on their argument that sparked the weight loss comment, she said,
So, how'd she do it?
Speaking on her weight loss, the Australian woman said,
Westoby looks absolutely amazing now, and an in-depth peek at her Instagram page shows you her unbelievable transformation.
Citations: This Woman Responded To An Ex's Comment About Her Weight By Getting Into Ridiculous Shape (Uproxx), The best revenge body EVER? Woman, 25, claims being called 'fat' by an ex gave her the inspiration to lose a staggering 65 kilos (Daily Mail)