Viewers of TLC’s docu-series My 600-lb Life nearly at all times root for the successes of the sufferers who want to change their lives and get wholesome with the help of Dr. Nowzaradan (Dr. Now). Few sufferers have been as memorable as Charity Pierce, who went via great hardship throughout her time on the present.
From coping with the demise of her mom, to discovering out that her fiancé cheated on her along with her sister, to grappling with the guilt that her daughter was following in her weight acquire footsteps, Charity handled quite a few obstacles throughout her first look on the present.
The place is Charity from My 600-lb Life now? She appeared on the present’s The place Are They Now spinoff, and she or he’s nonetheless lively in her weight reduction journey.
What occurred on Charity’s unique episode of ‘My 600-lb Life’?
When viewers first met Charity in 2015, she weighed 778 kilos, and Dr. Now instantly despatched her to the hospital. After shedding greater than 100 kilos on a restrictive weight-reduction plan, Charity was permitted for gastric bypass surgical procedure.
Sadly, shortly after she acquired the surgical procedure, Charity discovered that her mom had handed away. As a result of she had simply acquired the operation, she couldn’t journey to the funeral.
On the similar time, Charity’s daughter, Charly, was quickly gaining weight as a way to deal with her mom’s frequent hospitalizations.
Charity’s fiancé, Tony, pulled away too, and he had an affair along with her sister, Dusty.
Regardless of all the hardships, Charly and Charity determined to encourage each other and so they each have been permitted for weight reduction surgical procedure and pores and skin removals. Charity additionally had a 20 pound tumor eliminated.
She had one other setback when she overdosed on ache killers, and Dr. Now made it clear that the surgical procedures have been over for her.
However, Charity was nonetheless devoted to dropping pounds along with her daughter.
The place is Charity from ‘My 600-lb Life’ now?
On The place Are They Now, the cameras caught up with Charity and Charly whereas they have been nonetheless residing in Houston, Texas. Charity had, in complete, misplaced 513 kilos, and she or he weighed 265 kilos.
For her half, Charly had misplaced 95 kilos, and she or he weighed 295 kilos.
She and Charly determined that they’d transfer again to Iowa as soon as they reached their weight reduction objectives, however they nonetheless needed Dr. Now to approve them for pores and skin elimination surgical procedure. However, he would not accomplish that till they every weighed lower than 200 kilos.
However, her relationship with Charly quickly deteriorated, and Charity developed a ingesting downside. Charly eliminated herself from the state of affairs and went again to Iowa, as a result of she was involved that her mother’s setbacks would have an effect on her personal weight reduction journey.
Since her look on The place Are They Now, Charity has had some additional well being setbacks. In a Fb put up from March of 2020, she mentioned that she had been recognized with kidney most cancers that earlier December.
“To replace everybody… I came upon at Christmas time that I’ve kidney most cancers. It devastated me as a result of my mother handed away from mind most cancers. So since Christmas I’ve had excessive anxiousness and plenty of panic assaults. After numerous testing and one million physician appointments they found out the most cancers was solely in my kidney,” she wrote in her put up.
“The subsequent step was to get my kidney eliminated as quickly as attainable earlier than it had an opportunity to unfold to different organs in my physique. So on March 2, my kidney was eliminated. And now I’m recovering at house making an attempt to heal,” she continued. “I simply hope the longer term has one thing good in retailer.”
In her most up-to-date updates on Fb, Charity has posted images of her continuous weight reduction. Although she hasn’t explicitly mentioned what her present weight is, it is evident that she’s maintaining on her promise to place the previous behind.
New episodes of My 600-lb Life air Wednesdays at eight p.m. ET on TLC.