I avoided mirrors... until I lost 160lbs

At 16, Thomas was approaching 400lbs and was so repulsed by his appearance he wouldn't even look at his reflection in the mirror.

Everything changed when the 20-year old saw a nutritionist who taught him how to eat well. He has started a healthy diet and working out which resulted in losing 160lbs in two years.

Since then Thomas, who resides in California, gained confidence he lacked before and despite admitting that he is still on his journey to self-love,

Thomas says that he can finally look at his reflection and be proud of what he has achieved so far.