Enhanced episode. Pauline's self-destructive behavior continues to be a problem. Chad strives to be a better father and husband as he continues his journey. June's progress stalls when frequent travel and wedding plans cause her to slip back into bad habits.
Charity managed to lose over 400 pounds, but now her daughter Charly is becoming dangerously obese. Devastated by the death of her husband, Elroy, Milla must find a way to finally qualify for gastric bypass.
Enhanced episode. Sean must overcome recent tragedies in his life before he loses all the progress he's made over the last two years; Dottie struggles to stay on track while maintaining her family life and dealing with new pains in her body.
Enhanced episode. Ashley hits an emotional wall and is desperate for skin surgery, but she is not losing any weight. After being evicted, Nicole is forced to move back to Ohio, which could impact her weight loss journey.
Enhanced episode. Back on Dr. Nowzaradan's program, James is suspected of cheating as he continues to gain weight and suffers a series of life-threatening illnesses; Cynthia continues to lose weight but seems satisfied to do so at her own pace.
Enhanced episode. 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; and Michael's wife, Roni, wants her own surgery.
Enhanced episode. Ashley lost over 200 lbs. in Houston, but she faces the fact of regaining independence and struggling to lose weight back in California with her family of enablers; and Diana has embraced her new life and shed 300 lbs., but her knee damage might threaten her progress.
Enhanced episode. After sleeve gastrectomy procedures, the Dreier twins collectively lose more than 400 pounds and are working toward skin surgeries when a major life event disrupts their world and threatens the security they thought they had.
The Perrios struggle with different stages of their weight loss journey, but the revelation of a past tragedy explains their resistance to recovery, and the siblings must now come together to overcome their fears and forge a path towards a healthy future.
Enhanced episode. After long struggles with obesity, the three Perrio siblings travel to Houston on a last-chance journey to lose weight, but only time will tell if they'll be able to break decades of unhealthy habits without fracturing as a family.
At over 600 pounds, Schenee's weight has made her completely reliant on her husband and has already caused two miscarriages. Weight loss surgery may be her only chance to fix her relationship and start a family.
Enhanced episode. Fearing that he'll suffer the same fate as older brother David, who is now 700 pounds and unable to work, Benji hopes to be able to support both himself and his brother on their life-or-death weight loss journey.
Enhanced episode. Tamy's eating addiction has caused her weight to balloon over 500 pounds. She has become a hermit after years of shame, and hopes to restart her life so she can take better care of her son, Zachary.
Enhanced episode. With the support of his fiancée, Kathryn, Robert turns to Dr. Nowzaradan in a desperate attempt to save his life. He tries to reverse a lifelong food addiction that has left him bed-bound, saddled with grotesque lymphedema and nearly 900 pounds.
Enhanced episode. Lisa's struggle with her weight began as a child and significantly worsened after witnessing her brother's murder. Now bedridden and unable to care for herself, Lisa must find a way to lose the weight or she will never see her grandchildren grow up.
Enhanced episode. Adopted as a child, James struggled with feelings of inadequacy and obesity. Now, after a series of tragic events and skyrocketing weight, he realizes it's time to change and hopes to find acceptance along the way.
Karina's debilitating obesity has put a strain on her body and relationship with her family. Barely able to stand, Karina aims to lose weight, get a job and prove to her family that she can live on her own.
Bedbound, Liz has isolated herself from the world. Scared that her ailing mother will put her in a nursing home, she's willing to battle depression and painful lymphedema to regain mobility and an active life.
Enhanced episode. A woman's extreme obesity has left her nearly immobile, and even the first steps on her weight-loss journey may prove to be too much for her, so she must overcome both her physical and emotional pain if she's ever going to live a normal life again.
Enhanced episode. Couple Rena and Lee struggle to combat their weight and anger issues together, but just when Dr. Nowzaradan's help seems to be working, Rena's health complications and Lee's temper threaten to ruin everything.
Enhanced episode. Steven Assanti's dysfunction escalates, pushing his relationship with Dr. Nowzaradan to the brink, and a risky decision is made to save Steven's life, while brother Justin takes the leap to go to Houston to finally accept help.
Cast & Details
Premiered: March 5, 2014
Premise: Reality series following morbidly obese people.