As the popular TLC series, “My 600-lb Life,” is returning to TV for its ninth season, the new participants were quite candid in pouring out their feelings about wanting a better life.
“My 600-lb Life” is coming back stronger for its ninth season, with new cast members willing to take the risk of gastric bypass surgeries and work towards living healthy lifestyles.
In the new trailer shared on TLC’s official Instagram page, fans got to see the new cast members in flashes, all pouring out their hearts while trying to muster courage about fighting obesity.
One participant was quite emotional as she noted that being obese was not the life she planned to have as another cast member shared that mobility was becoming harder with which passing day.
Despite the quest to shed the extra pounds, many participants know that the journey is a drastic one.
One of the cast members’ husband shared that he wanted his wife to get back on track while adding that he was willing to go through the rigorous process with her.
At a point, a medical expert came into view speaking with one of the participants letting her know her life was more important than her unhealthy eating pattern.
The show is set to respectfully follow the emotional and physical journey of none cast members as they put in concerted efforts to help themselves lead healthier lives and achieve weight loss goals.
The show would cover how each individual gets over traumas, fat-shaming, profiling, and the lasting effect their weight issues caused in their closest relationships. Ultimately, the participants would also make decisions to undergo surgery.
Despite the quest to shed the extra pounds, many participants know that the journey is a drastic one. Presently, two of the show’s former contestants, James King and Coliesa McMillan, have passed on.
King passed on earlier this year following health complications. McMillan’s death was announced recently as reports showed that she died at 41 following surgery complications.
McMillan appeared on the 8th season of “My 600-lb Life” and lost 150 pounds at the end of the season. Four daughters and other family members survive the late reality star.