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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Justin's Story 07x04
Robin's Story 07x03
Robin and her brother Chris are both obese and already lost a sibling to obesity; they plan to visit Dr. Now together when Chris suffers a stroke and can't go; Chris' son Garrett, already 600 pounds at age 20, is game to join the journey.
Brianne's Story 07x02
Octavia's Story 07x01
Milla & Charity 06x29
Sean and Dottie 06x28
Sean must overcome recent tragedies in his life before he loses all the progress he's made over the last two years; Dottie struggles to stay on track while maintaining her family life and dealing with new pains in her body.
Lupe and Brittani 06x27
Brittani has lost over 400 lbs. in two years. As part of her next chapter, will she and Bill start to plan to expand their family? Lupe has struggled since surgery. Having left her husband, will she finally start to make permanent changes she needs?
Nicole and Ashley D. 06x26
Ashley hits an emotional wall and is desperate for skin surgery, but she is not losing any weight. After being evicted, Nicole is forced to move back to Ohio, which could impact her weight loss journey.
Losing over 200 pounds, Doug is now an active part of his family's lives and inspires a healthier lifestyle for them all. However, Doug's eating disorder and trouble finding his own identity threaten to derail his progress.
James and 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 and 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.