My 600-lb Life Season 5
S05 E01Jan 5, 2017
Brandi and Kandi's Story Jan 5, 2017 Twins Kandi & Brandi have a combined weight totaling over 1100lbs. These inseparable twins fear losing each other to obesity, so they make a change together. But a life-threatening event during weight loss surgery recovery may separate them forever.
S05 E01Jan 4, 2017
Brandi and Kandi's Story Jan 4, 2017 Twins Kandi & Brandi have a combined weight totaling over 1100lbs. These inseparable twins fear losing each other to obesity, so they make a change together. But a life-threatening event during weight loss surgery recovery may separate them forever.
S05 E02Jan 12, 2017
Ashley R's Story Jan 12, 2017 At 670 pounds Ashley must live in her parents' home with her husband. Desperate to save her life and her marriage, she decides it's time for a drastic change. Can weight loss surgery save her life & give her the chance to have a family of her own?
S05 E02Jan 13, 2017
Ashley R's Story Jan 13, 2017 At 670 pounds Ashley must live in her parents' home with her husband. Desperate to save her life and her marriage, she decides it's time for a drastic change. Can weight loss surgery save her life?
S05 E02Jan 11, 2017
Ashley R Jan 11, 2017 Ashley hace cambios para salvar su vida.
S05 E03Jan 19, 2017
Cynthia's Story Jan 19, 2017 Cynthia is a 610-lb single mother raising five kids. She's been focused on her children, but now realizes what her death would mean for them. As she battles her emotions & the pressures of life, she is forced to fight harder to save her own life.
S05 E04Jan 25, 2017
Kirsten's Story Jan 25, 2017 38-year old Kirstin Perez has struggled with her weight her entire life. A wild child beyond control, she left her parents' home in Longview, WA as a young teen. With her priorities on partying, Kirsten gave her parents custody of her two children and ran the streets. While she was spiraling downward, Kirsten's weight skyrocketed to 600 pounds. Finally hitting bottom with her addictions, Kirsten once again sought the help of her parents to get her situation under control. With weight loss surgery the only chance for survival, Kirsten moves to Houston. She brings along her troubled teenage son but he's so filled with anger and resentment he may derail Kirsten's progress on her diet. Can Kirsten lose the weight and fina way to be the mother her son never had?
S05 E04Jan 26, 2017
Kirsten's Story Jan 26, 2017 Weighing over 600-lbs Kirsten is close to losing her mobility. While she's trying to get control of her obesity she's also in danger of losing her troubled son. She must regain her health in order to be the best mother she can to care for her son.
S05 E05Feb 2, 2017
Doug's Story Feb 2, 2017 After overcoming a dependence on drugs & alcohol, sneaking food is 660-lb Doug's last remaining vice. Can this husband, and father of 3 overcome his addictive personality and take control of his eating habits in order to save his life & his marriage?
S05 E06Feb 8, 2017
Erica's Story Feb 8, 2017 At 661 lbs, Erica regrets not keeping a promise to her mom. She hopes her siblings will help but they are reluctant based on her past failures. Each meal threatens Erica's worst fear coming true; dying the same way she lives, alone and surrounded by food.
S05 E06Feb 9, 2017
Erica's Story Feb 9, 2017 At 661 lbs, Erica regrets not keeping a promise to her mom. She hopes her siblings will help but they are reluctant based on past failures. Each meal threatens Erica's worst fear coming true; dying the same way she lives, alone & surrounded by food.
S05 E06Jun 13, 2018
Kristen, Michael, Roni Jun 13, 2018 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 while his wife, Roni, wants her own surgery. Will they both succeed or falter under the stress?
S05 E07Feb 16, 2017
Diana's Story Feb 16, 2017 Diana, a once thin & active woman, is now a prisoner to her 620lb body. Desperate to break free of her food addiction, she trades the comfort of her home for a weight loss journey under the strict authority of her niece in order to regain her life.
S05 E08May 15, 2019
June, Chad, & Pauline May 15, 2019 JUNE McCAMEY June's life has improved vastly, losing almost 200 lbs since her gastric surgery, gaining mobility, independence, and a new love interest. However, with her frequent travel, a proposal, and wedding to plan June falls back into some bad eating habits and puts her hopes for skin surgery at risk. Will June be able to get back on track with her diet while dealing with the stress of preparing for a wedding? Long Description PAULINE POTTER Pauline Potter's self destructive behavior has resulted in slow progress over the last three years. Her lack of progress has continued to affect she and her son's ability to act independently from one another. However, as she begins year four, and almost 400 pounds lighter, she seems to have gotten the hang of incorporating proper exercise and nutrition into her routine. Will her progress spur her on to reach the rest of her goals and, or will her bad habits resurface when things get tough?CHAD DEAN Chad Dean has come leaps and bounds from where he started three years ago and is 250 pounds lighter. Able to work again, he is thrilled to finally be able to be the father and husband his family has been missing. As he continues to lose weight, will he be able to get the skin surgeries he needs and continue working to reach his goals, or will his sedentary life as a trucker result in old habits resurfacing?
S05 E08Feb 23, 2017
Michael's Story Feb 23, 2017 Michael's massive 632lb body has left him completely dependent upon his family. If he doesn't learn to control his anger issues around food, lose weight, and address the root of his issues, then he will remain in jeopardy of losing everything.
S05 E08Feb 22, 2017
Michael's Story Feb 22, 2017 Michael Dominguez of Glendale, AZ is a 32-year-old husband and father, whose massive weight has rendered him completely dependent on his family to help him accomplish even the simplest tasks. At 632 pounds, there's so much pressure on his knees that it makes walking nearly impossible, so Michael uses a wheelchair or scooter to get around. When Michael was a little boy, he never imagined this would be his life. But at 10 years old, his father went to jail, leaving him without his dad and role model. It was a traumatic loss for Michael but as he learned in his family, you don't show your feelings. Instead, he filled the sadness with food. Michael ate more and more to find the comfort he was missing. He met his wife, Roni, when he was 25 years old and he weighed almost 500 pounds. Michael was still active so it didn't seem like a problem. They went on dates and bonded over eating unhealthy foods. Soon Roni became his biggest enabler. Now, Michael must curb his food addiction and discover new ways to stay connected with his wife without the food that used to hod them together. If he can't find the will to fight for his marriage and his life, he may lose them both.
S05 E09Mar 2, 2017
Nicole's Story Mar 2, 2017 Weighing over 700-lbs, Nicole is on the verge of leaving her two young children motherless. Trying to survive a family of addicts, she commits to Dr Nowzaradan's diet program, but crisis threatens to derail all her hopes for weight-loss.
S05 E09Mar 1, 2017
Nicole's Story Mar 1, 2017 23 year-old Nicole Lewis of Marion, Ohio weighs nearly 700 lbs and she's barely mobile. Nicole is unable to care for her children, ages 1 and 2, so she and her boyfriend, Charlie, live with her parents, who take care of the kids while Charlie is at work. Nicole is so large she cannot fit into the bathroom so Charlie has to wash her outside on the porch with a garden hose. Her massive abdomen weighs her down and makes any movement painful. Barely 24 year old, Nicole is humiliated that she cannot be the mother she wants to be to her children. Raised on fast food, Nicole was a heavy child who was constantly bullied in school. As a teen, Nicole discovered both of her parents were deep into drug addictions, and her household became an unsafe and angry environment. While her parents got high, Nicole's own addiction to food accelerated. By the age of 16, she weighed 350lbs and when her father, was arrested and sent to prison, Nicole and her mother, Darlene, became homeless. She slid into a depression, eating more than ever and her weight climbed to 490 pounds. At 20 Nicole became pregnant with her first child, Jaden. Her boyfriend left her, and then she met her boyfriend Charlie online. He was very loving, became a father to Jaden and for the first time, Nicole felt like someone truly cared about her. When Nicole and Charlie had a child, daughter Shelby, Nicole was nearly immobile and pushing 700 pounds. Her addiction is spiraling out of control worse than ever, and Nicole has to fight for her life to keep her family together so that she doesn't leave her children motherless.
S05 E10Mar 9, 2017
Tanisha's Story Mar 9, 2017 Tanisha weighs around 600-lbs and she's desperate to survive for her kids and avoid her mother's tragic fate of dying at age 50 from super obesity. Now at 32, her future looks grim if she doesn't make a drastic change to save her life.
S05 E11Mar 15, 2017
James K's Story Mar 15, 2017 Weighing 791-lbs, James is bedridden, unable to stand, and can barely move his legs. He may only have a few months to live, so his family takes a high-risk journey to Houston, TX with the hope that bypass surgery can save his life.
S05 E11Mar 16, 2017
James K's Story Mar 16, 2017 Weighing 791-lbs, James is bedridden, unable to stand, and can barely move his legs. He may only have a few months to live, so his family takes a high-risk journey to Houston, TX with the hope that bypass surgery can save his life.
S05 E12Mar 23, 2017
Tracey's Story Mar 23, 2017 Most of the extreme weight on Tracey's body resides in her shockingly misshapen legs. They're so massive with severe lymphedema, that gastric surgery is her only chance of survival. Will this mother & grandmother ever gain control of her overeating?
S05 E13Mar 30, 2017
Steven & Justin's Story Part 1 Mar 30, 2017 Steven Assanti weighs nearly 800-lbs and his brother/nemesis, Justin, is almost 600-lbs. Though the brothers can't stand each other, their father packs up the family to travel across the country to seek help, desperate to save both his sons' lives.
S05 E14Apr 6, 2017
Steven & Justin's Story Part 2 Apr 6, 2017 After a year on a weight loss program, Steven remains completely non-compliant, and Justin focuses on a new career instead of his diet. With neither brother close to being approved for life-saving surgery, time is quickly running out for them.
S05 E15Apr 13, 2017
Where Are They Now? Lupe and Ashley D Apr 13, 2017 Dr. Nowzaradan is worried Lupe's emotional issues are blocking her weight loss journey since she's shed over 300 lbs. but still can't walk. Ashley is struck with sudden paralysis. Sarah and Roger prepare for skin removal surgery.
S05 E16Apr 20, 2017
Where Are They Now? Brittani and Sean Apr 20, 2017 Brittani will have to endure two more painful surgeries to achieve her ideal body. Will Sean finally make a break from his mother's over-protective care? And Annette and Calisto prepare for skin removal surgery.
S05 E17Apr 27, 2017
Where Are They Now? Teretha and Chad Apr 27, 2017 Surgery enables Teretha to finally return to family in Detroit, but it soon threatens to undo all the progress she's made. After his weight loss surgery, trucker Chad gets back on the road, but the job is putting any further weight loss in peril.
S05 E18May 4, 2017
Where Are They Now? Nikki May 4, 2017 After losing 250 lbs, Nikki is on her way to skin surgery that will transform her body. But when a close friend dies from weight loss surgery, Nikki's progress goes off track. And Mary and Lora prepare for skin removal surgery.
S05 E19May 11, 2017
Dottie & June May 11, 2017 A woman's weight-loss journey is in danger of going off track following the sudden loss of her son; a woman embarks on a plan to win approval for skin surgery.
S05 E20May 18, 2017
Where Are They Now? Milla & Charity May 18, 2017 Charity manages to lose over 400 pounds, but her daughter Charly becomes dangerously obese. Devastated by the death of her husband, Elroy, Milla must find a way to finally qualify for gastric bypass.
S05 E21May 25, 2017
Where Are They Now? Joe W and Pauline May 25, 2017 A man who weighed 800 pounds is engaged, but must continue to lose weight; a woman is on the verge of independence if she qualifies for skin surgery.
S05 E22Jun 1, 2017
Where Are They Now? Laura and Chay Jun 1, 2017 Surgery enabled Laura's independence but the complications nearly killed her and she's terrified about the next skin surgery. Chay revealed to her family she was transgender but living life as an overweight woman; can she stick to her weight loss journey?