A 400-lb. woman learns that she's pregnant, but wonders if she'll be able to deliver the baby without complications; a woman who lost 400 pounds is in a relationship, but it could be in jeopardy when her weight-loss journey stalls.
A woman's surgery helps her become independent, but the complications nearly killed her, and she's terrified of the next skin procedure; a woman tells her family she's transgender, but the emotional fallout could jeopardize her weight-loss journey.
A woman returns to Detroit to be with her family after weight-loss surgery, but the reunion threatens to undo the progress she's made; a trucker gets back on the road following weight-loss surgery, but the job puts any future weight loss in peril.
A woman's emotional distress may be blocking her weight-loss journey since she's shed more than 300 pounds and still can't walk; a woman is struck with sudden paralysis, throwing her emotional stability into dangerous territory.
A 32-year-old woman who weighs nearly 600 pounds is desperate to survive for her kids and avoid her mother's tragic fate of dying at age 50 from obesity. Also: Two women prepare for skin-removal surgery.
A 660-lb. man resorts to sneaking food as he recovers from a dependence on drugs and alcohol, but his addictive personality could destroy his marriage, his relationship with his three kids and his life.
A 670-lb. woman is forced to live in her parents' house with her husband, but hopes weight-loss surgery will save her life and marriage as well as give her a chance to become more independent and start a family.
The Season 5 premiere features twins who weigh more than 1100 pounds combined and are worried about losing each other to obesity, but an emergency during weight-loss surgery could make that happen sooner than later.
Cast & Details
Premiered: February 1, 2012
Premise: A series following people with severe weight issues.