TLC follows medical journeys of morbidly obese people as they attempt to save their own lives. The featured individuals -- each weighing more than 600 pounds -- confront lifelong emotional and physical struggles as they make the courageous decision to undergo high-risk gastric bypass surgery. In addition to drastically changing their appearances, they hope to reclaim their independence, mend relationships with friends and family, and renew their feelings of self-worth.
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James & Cynthia 06x24
Back on Dr. Nowzaradan's program, James is suspected of cheating as he continues to gain weight and suffers a series of life-threatening illnesses; Cynthia continues to lose weight but seems satisfied to do so at her own pace.
Kirsten, Michael, & Roni 06x23
Kirsten must finally become independent to get the full gastric bypass surgery she feels she needs; Michael struggles to lose and still battles anger issues; and Michael's wife, Roni, wants her own surgery.
Diana & Ashley R 06x22
Ashley lost over 200 lbs. in Houston, but she faces the fact of regaining independence and struggling to lose weight back in California with her family of enablers; and Diana has embraced her new life and shed 300 lbs., but her knee damage might threaten her progress.
Kandi & Brandi 06x20
After successful sleeve gastrectomy procedures, the Dreier twins collectively lost more than 400 lbs. and are working toward skin surgeries when a major life event disrupts their world and threatens the security they thought they had.
One Ton Family: Part 2 06x19
With the Perrios struggling with different stages of their weight loss journey, the revelation of a past tragedy explains their resistance to recovery. They must now come together to overcome their fears & forge a path towards a healthy future.
One Ton Family: Part 1 06x18
After a lifelong struggle with obesity, the three Perrio siblings travel to Houston in a last-chance journey to lose weight. Will they be able to break decades of unhealthy habits without fracturing as a family?
Melissa Morris 06x17
Melissa has lost 500 pounds and saw her weight drop to 137 pounds, but now faces marital problems and life as a single mom, all while struggling with a gain of 150 pounds.
Bettie Jo & Susan 06x16
A 400-lb. woman learns that she's pregnant, but wonders if she'll be able to deliver the baby without complications; a woman who lost 400 pounds is in a relationship, but it could be in jeopardy when her weight-loss journey stalls.
Jennifer & Marissa's Story 06x15
Jennifer and her daughter Marissa are stuck in a codependent relationship that has put both of their lives in jeopardy, with a combined weight of over 900 pounds.