Determined Man Loses 400 Pounds With Help From Taylor Swift

Music has the power to lift our moods, decrease stress and now, lose weight! 2 years ago Ronnie Brower weighed 675 pounds. His doctors told him he needed to make drastic changes or his health would suffer. Ronnie didn't take the news lying down. He did just what the doctor told him to.

Each day, he worked out to the tune of Taylor Swift. She is his favorite singer and is motivated by the promise his friend, Joe Bufano, made to take him to her concert if he lost 400 pounds. Hard work, inspiration from Taylor and support from his friends and family has led him to drop over 400 pounds.

“He told me in his darkest days ... he would often listen to Taylor, and it was the messages in her music that kind of gave him some source of joy and happiness. It kept him buying into life,” Bufano told the Daily Dot.

Not only will he be going to a Taylor Swift concert, but Joe is trying to get the singer to make it extra special for him. Ronnie's story has gone viral and maybe Taylor will see it!

H/T Yahoo

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