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'My 600-Lb Life' Alum Charity Pierce Was Diagnosed with Cancer — Inside Her Life after the Show

Afouda Bamidele
Jun 12, 2021
07:00 A.M.
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"My 600-LB Life" star Charity Pierce has appeared on the show's spinoff "My 600 LB Life: Where Are They Now?" where she gave updates on her life after her stint ended.


Many fans got to see Charity Pierce struggle with her weight loss journey on "My 600 LB Life," and although it posed a big challenge for her, Charity's story came out with positive results.

Now the TV star has shed a significant amount of weight since leaving the show and has continued giving updates on her Facebook page. She would often post photos of herself showing her progress.

A photo of Charity Pierce in an episodes of "My 600-LB Life" | Photo: Youtube.com/TLC


In one of her updates, the star had some sad news as she relayed that she was diagnosed with kidney cancer. Charity noted that she discovered her health status during Christmas and was devastated by it.

The TV personality recalled that her mom had died from brain cancer, and the state of her own health resulted in increased anxiety and several episodes of panic attacks.


The star swung into action, making sure to go for "millions of" doctor appointments and tests. The health workers later discovered that the cancer was only in one kidney.

[Charity's daughter] Charly was also inspired by her. The young lady lost 95 pounds.


This posed some good news as the next line of action was to remove her affected kidney before cancer spread across her other organs. She wrote in her post that she later went back home to recuperate.

A look back at Charity's story presented her introduction to the weight-loss TV show that shared that the Louisiana native weighed 778 lbs. He plunged into action after joining the show.


The star's journey was not smooth as she dealt with significant blows in her life. She first learned of her mom's passing following her gastric bypass surgery and 20lbs tumor removal.

After this, she found out that her fiance had an affair with her sister, Dusty Pierce. As if that wasn't enough, Charity was stressed by the fact that her daughter, Charly, began to move in her path of being overweight.


The weight loss enthusiast did not let any of the sad news get to her. She continued her weight loss program with Dr. Nowzaradan, and so far, she has shed significant weight and is down to 265lbs.

Charity's woes were not yet over, as she developed a drinking problem, and her relationship with her daughter Charly Pierce also deteriorated in the past months. She also relapsed after a drug overdose.


Since then, Dr. Now has refused to approve her for another surgery. This did not deter Charity, and Charly was also inspired by her. The young lady lost 95 pounds.

So far, Charity Pierce has

been ranked

as one of the top ten most successful stories in "

My 600 LB Life

." She and her daughter are also looking forward to having their subsequent surgeries.


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