A woman from Sydney, Australia, has lost an incredible amount of weight after spending years binge-eating fast food from McDonald's. Kayla Pomroy, 25, nearly weighed 250 pounds when she realized that she needed to make a change. According to the Daily Mail, Pomroy decided to seek professional help. She underwent surgery, changed her diet, and added in an exercise routine to help her take off 100 pounds -- nearly half her total body weight!

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Pomroy admitted eating McDonald's cheeseburgers and Krispy Kreme doughnuts when she was "bored" and says that she knew that she needed to make a change. She began binge eating when she was 21 after a break-up left her with internal scars.

Her weight was unhealthy -- as were her eating habits. She shared her story of self-love and acceptance on Instagram for the world to see.

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"It takes time to learn to love yourself again. I'm now trying to move away from what the scales say, and focus on how I feel," Pomroy explained. "I would look at other girls and think: 'I want her legs,' 'I want her stomach.'"

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"I just ate and ate and was in denial. I started dressing differently and used my weight as a barrier to stop anyone from approaching me. I've always been a boredom eater. Back in the day, I would just come home and make myself a fry up, or go to McDonald's while I was waiting to meet someone and had 15 or 20 minutes to kill. It was a hugely downward spiral," Pomroy explained.

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