Watch My 600-lb Life

My 600-lb Life is a reality show on cable. The show features a new person every week who is 600-lbs, and who has made the decision to change their lives. The decision usually involves losing weight, and in many cases involves some type of surgery. The issue that comes up on the show involves discipline, family concerns and problems, the struggles with adhering to the doctors' orders concerning nutrition and food.

The show also displays facts about obesity in American that can be frightening. The show does a good job of letting viewers get to know something about the person whose going through this, making them a three dimensional and not just a obese person. In one show, a woman realizes that her husband's attitude was negative, and was hurting her terribly.

Tuesday 9:00 PM et/pt on TLC
8 Seasons, 125 Episodes
February 1, 2012
Documentary & Biography
6.6/10
Cast: Younan Nowzaradan
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My 600-lb Life Full Episode Guide

  • Weighing almost 900lbs, J.T's food addiction that will kill him if he doesn't change. His girlfriend takes him to Houston, but when his behavior drives her away, J.T. is left with only Dr. Now to help.

  • Bethany has two daughters who live in fear of losing their mom to her food addiction. Once an addiction counselor, Bethany has gotten so big that she can no longer work. Now she risks losing her life if Dr. Now can't help her curb her own addiction.

  • Lindsey Witte had it all: a white picket fence, a loving husband, a great job. But now her food addiction is threatening to ruin everything. As she embarks on a weight loss journey to save her life, it is questioned whether her husband is a support or an addict himself.

  • John & Lonnie are two brothers from opposite ends of the spectrum. For years estranged, the brothers are now brought together by a common need to lose weight while they still can.

  • Pauline's self-destructive behavior continues to be a problem. Chad strives to be a better father and husband as he continues his journey.

  • For Milla Clark, after 3 years and 5 surgeries, success would mean beating the odds, and becoming of on Dr. Nowzaradan's most impressive weight-loss patients ever, but failure would mean slipping back to the bed-bound life she swore she'd never return to.

  • Liz has gone from being bedbound with lymphedemas on both legs, to standing and walking, but old fears are about to threaten her progress.

  • In the 4th year of his weight loss journey, Sean struggles to get past the loss of his mother and live on his own. Dr. Now intervenes to control Sean's eating for a time, but if Sean can't learn to control himself, he will face the direst of consequences.

  • Lee's anger issues continue to jeopardize his relationship with Rena and threatens to derail both of their weight loss journeys, while a major life event sends Sarah into a depression.

  • Janine is about to make the big step in losing weight and live a normal life.

  • As Steven heals from his weight loss surgery his brother Justin finally decides to come to Texas to get the same procedure but his feelings towards Steven immediately begin to sabotage his hopes of surgery.

  • Weighing over 600 lbs. each, Vianey and Allen are locked in a codependent relationship based on a shared love of food. As they head to Houston, they will soon find out if their relationship can handle the strain of growing healthy together.

  • At over 600-lbs, Angie is trying to get to Houston to see Dr. Nowzaradan, in hope of getting weight loss surgery to save her life. But family conflict and disagreements may stop her from being able to do what she needs before she even gets the chance.

  • With severe lymphedema, Mercedes can barely stand and only cares for her 2 small children with the help of her extended family. Dr. Now can give her the tools to lose weight, but to succeed she must face the trauma inflicted by her late abusive father.

  • Cilla's food addiction is getting in the way of his ability to be there for his fiance, Jessica and her three daughters. If he doesn't lose weight soon, he knows he'll lose either his girls, or his life.

  • Mother of four LaShanta has been bed-bound for two years, and she relies on her kids to keep her cleaned and fed; her last chance to break the cycle of food addiction is to join Dr. Now's program, but it will take a village to get her out the door.

  • When Angela's family is unable to accompany her on her weight-loss journey to Texas she is unsure what to do.

  • When Annjeannette was 9, a campaign was established to send her to fat camp. she hated that her weight had become a source of public shame and she has struggled to overcome her food addiction.

  • Kelly is on the verge of immobility when she decides to make the trip to Houston to visit Dr. Now. Her journey gets off to a painful start when a long travel-day grows longer as Kelly gets stuck in a cab on her way from the clinic to the hospital.

  • Since the death of his mother, Aaron has lived at home to care for his aging father. But due to his food addiction, Aaron has to heavily rely on his father for help instead. Now, Aaron must learn to care for himself to avoid eating himself to death.

  • Jeanne lives in an unhygienic household with her mother and schizophrenic father. At well-over 600 lbs., Jeanne might never get weight-loss surgery as she runs into several obstacles, especially after an unexpected death in her family.

  • Born as "Matthew", Destinee never felt like she fit in. Now, having come out as a 600 pound transgender woman, she likes her curves, but she will need to say goodbye to them if she wants to be approved to transition completely.

  • Despite moving to Houston with the solid support network of her boyfriend Aaron & her cousin Jasmine, Tiffany finds it difficult to break the cycle of depressed eating when her two roommates don't join her diet and leave the house every day for work.

  • Maja moves to Houston to undertake a difficult weight-loss journey with the support of her boyfriend, Christian. However, when Christian decides he's had enough and leaves Maja high and dry, she will discover that the only person she can count on is herself.

  • Brandon is a talented musician with a beautiful voice and a run-away weight problem. He wants more than to lose weight, he wants a career, and he wants to take the next step with his girlfriend Taylor whom he risks losing if he can't make a change.

  • Lacey ballooned up over 600 lbs on pizza and ice cream and knows Dr. Now is her best hope for success. She must now rally her divorced parents around her for support and find a way to modulate her moods that won't include binge-eating.

  • Holly already has one failed weight loss surgery, so to succeed this time, she must do more than change her eating habits, she must address the childhood issues that continue to plague her.

  • A college graduate with a once-promising career, Justin has eaten his life away to the point of never leaving the house for anything but food; only the help of Dr. Now's weight-loss program can restore his hopes of living a happy, productive life.

  • Robin and her brother Chris are both obese and already lost a sibling to obesity.

  • At over 700 pounds, Brianne undertakes a weight-loss journey to save her own life; she faces an unexpected challenge to her fragile progress when her husband suffers a heart attack on a birthday she will never forget.

  • Octavia has been bed bound for nearly a year when she decides to make a trip to Houston to get help from Dr. Now, but when it turns out that her best friend is also her worst enabler, Octavia will have to choose between old habits and a new life.

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