You might be familiar with the web comic ‘My Korean Husband, which are a series of illustrations by and Australian woman called Nicola. They document her fun and silly experiences of having a relationship with a Korean man, often involving the two getting used to each others’ cultural differences, as well as the general funny happenings of married life.

British news outlet, ‘The Independent‘ recently covered a slightly different story about the duo though. It concerned the huge weight loss of the ‘Korean Husband’ in question – Hugh Gwon!

The article tells the story of how Nicola’s tough time going through IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) treatment in order to help them conceive gave Hugh the motivation he needed to get healthier. The couple were also aware that being fitter and healthier can increase your chances of conceiving a child.

After changing up his diet and following a structured exercise regime, Gwon lost a huge 3 stone! He now feels more secure in that he will be fit and healthy enough to enjoy a future with his wife and future children.

The pair are now expecting their first baby in November!

Read the full article here.

You can watch the condensed process of his weight loss over 6 months, which you can see below. It definitely shows evidence that hard word and determination does pay off in the long run. Hugh also shares some of his knowledge and tips on weight loss at the bottom of the article!

[Sources: The Independent Website, My Korean Husband Website].


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