15 Unhealthy People Who Lost Weight Thanks To A TV Show

6Charity Pierce

Charity was at one time the most overweight woman in the world. Apart from obesity, she also suffered from lymphedema which causes massive swelling. She was motivated to lose weight when she met a 22-year-old man named Tony. She wanted to marry him and dreamt of walking down the aisle. The single mother who could walk on her own became motivated and lost almost 500 lb. Today she is healthy and exercises regularly.

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7Zsalynn Whitworth

Zsalynn Whitworth was married to a man who loved overweight women. So much so, that when Zsalynn decided to lose weight he told her he would stop liking her. She wanted to become healthy again and he refused to help or support her. He even tried to sabotage her efforts. After a year of this, she divorced her husband, found a new man and lost weight. She is now healthy and happy.

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8Melissa D. Morris

Melissa was one of the first participants of ‘My 600-lb-life’. She always wanted a child but her weight would prevent it. She decided to have gastric bypass surgery and then with workouts and diets she lost 150 lb. She even got pregnant but started gaining weight again. She became more careful about her calorie intake and encourages her Instagram followers to do the same.

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9Christina Phillips

Christina grew up in a home where her parents were always fighting. She found solace in food. By the time she was 12 she weighed 286 lb, and by 25, she weighed 660 lb. She stopped leaving the house and was dependent on her mother and husband. She had gastric bypass surgery, worked out and lost 522 lb in 2 years. However, now she might be going towards anorexia.

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10Donald Shelton

Donald weighed almost 700 lb when he decided to have gastric bypass surgery. During the surgery, doctors found that he had Guillain—Barré syndrome. He was restricted in a wheelchair and couldn’t exercise. However, Donald did not give up. He went from 674 lb to 295 lb in 4 years and is an inspiration.

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