My 600lb Life Transformation Gallery

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My 600-lb Life | Octavia Before

Before her first consult with Dr. Now, Octavia hadn't weighed herself in seven months.

My 600-lb Life | Octavia

My 600-lb Life | Octavia

Octavia is a self taught jeweler, her first piece was a multicolored bracelet. Once she became bed bound, making jewelry became her way to make some money. She started selling her pieces through social media to friends and family.

My 600-lb Life | Octavia

Octavia had never been to Houston until she traveled to join Dr. Now's program. The last time Octavia left Kansas City was to visit family in Dallas when she was 40.

My 600-lb Life | Octavia After

The first thing Octavia wants to do when she recovers from her surgery is go to a water park in Kansas City...and go to a Beyonce concert!

My 600-lb Life | Brianne Before

In high school Brianne was an athlete, competing in softball, field hockey, and swimming. But prior to surgery, the only place she felt comfortable leaving the house for was for Church, two times a week.

My 600-lb Life | Brianne

At Brianne’s size she can burn around 140 calories for every 15 minutes of vacuuming.

My 600-lb Life | Brianne

Brianne and Rick's first date was to an Olive Garden, it's also where he proposed to her!

My 600-lb Life | Brianne

It took Brianne and Rick around three hours to get to the nearest airport. From there, the flight to Houston took around 3 hours.

My 600-lb Life | Brianne After

One of Brianne's long term goals is to go on mission trips with her church, and she hopes to travel to Israel once she reaches her target weight.

My 600-lb Life | Robin Before

My 600-lb Life | Garrett Before

My 600-lb Life | Robin

Robin has 13 total tattoos. Most of the tattoos were drawn by or inspired by her late sister Meshell.

My 600-lb Life | Robin

Robin uses social media strictly to post a bible verse every day. She hasn't missed a day in 3 years.

My 600-lb Life | Robin and Garrett

Robin's house in Kansas is roughly 700 miles away from Dr. Now's office in Houston.

My 600-lb Life | Garrett After

My 600-lb Life | Robin After

The first thing Robin wants to do after recovering from weight loss surgery is to take a long walk on the beach or go on an exotic vacation to Japan.

My 600-lb Life | Justin Before

My 600-lb Life | Justin

Justin's dream job is to be the CEO of his own digital marketing firm.

My 600-lb Life | Justin

Justin's surgery took an hour and a half to complete—he was in the hospital for 4 days to recover.

My 600-lb Life | Justin

Justin’s favorite place in Houston is the Arboretum & Nature Center

My 600-lb Life | Justin After

After he reaches his goal weigh, Justin wants to start training to become a boxer.

My 600-lb Life | Holly Before

My 600-lb Life | Holly

Holly listened to Josh Groban the entire 12 hour trip from Georgia to Houston.

My 600-lb Life | Holly

Holly was shocked by the number of people in Houston compared to her town in Georgia.

My 600-lb Life | Holly

Holly was even more nervous about her second weight-loss surgery. The health risks of bariatric surgery are much lower than the health risks of obesity itself.

My 600-lb Life | Holly After

Holly hopes to open her own practice like Dr. Lola one day.

My 600-lb Life | Lacey Before

My 600-lb Life | Lacey

It’s roughly 1,300 miles from Lacey’s hometown in Michigan to Houston, TX.

My 600-lb Life | Lacey

Lacey’s biggest fear is letting Dr. Now down.

My 600-lb Life | Lacey

Lacey sees Dr. Now as a stern grandfather and loves his dry sense of humor.

My 600-lb Life | Lacey After

My 600-lb Life | Brandon Before

My 600-lb Life | Brandon

Brandon is a talented guitar and piano player, he also once considered moving to Italy to sing opera.

My 600-lb Life | Brandon

Brandon was originally scared of weight-loss surgery, but after talking to Taylor’s mom he had faith that everything would be okay.

My 600-lb Life | Brandon

When Brandon reaches his target weight, he would love to open his own music studio and travel to Italy.

My 600-lb Life | Brandon After

My 600-lb Life | Maja Before

My 600-lb Life | Maja

When Maja was young, she loved to play with the baby lambs on her Grandmother's farm.

My 600-lb Life | Maja

Maja wasn’t afraid of Dr. Now when they first met, she loved his dry sense of humor.

My 600-lb Life | Maja

Maja hopes to travel to Serbia once she reaches her target weight.

My 600-lb Life | Maja After

My 600-lb Life | Tiffany Before

My 600-lb Life | Tiffany

The last time Tiffany left Washington was to travel to an amusement park in California when she was 8 years old.

My 600-lb Life | Tiffany

Before Tiffany's trip to Texas, the only states she had been to were Oregon and California.

My 600-lb Life | Tiffany

When Tiffany reaches her target weight, the first clothing item she wants to buy is a cute summer dress.

My 600-lb Life | Tiffany After

My 600-lb Life | Destinee Before

My 600-lb Life | Destinee

Destinee’s favorite photo in her house is a photo of Marilyn Monroe.

My 600-lb Life | Destinee

Destinee’s biggest fear was not waking up from surgery.

My 600-lb Life | Destinee

Destinee’s dream is to become a professional singer. Once she recovers from surgery, she hopes to take it more seriously.

My 600-lb Life | Destinee After

My 600-lb Life | Jeanne Before

My 600-lb Life | Jeanne

It is a 230-mile drive from Jeanne’s hometown to Houston.

My 600-lb Life | Jeanne

Jeanne likes that Dr. Now helps obese people, rather than ignoring them.

My 600-lb Life | Jeanne

Jeanne’s long-term goal is to move away from Texas and to write a book.

My 600-lb Life | Jeanne After

My 600-lb Life | Aaron Before

My 600-lb Life | Aaron

Aaron's favorite hobbies are cross stitching and woodworking.

My 600-lb Life | Aaron

Aaron’s fondest childhood memory is a camping trip he took with his father.

My 600-lb Life | Aaron

When Aaron reaches his target weight, he hopes to learn how to sail a boat and travel.

My 600-lb Life | Aaron After

My 600-lb Life | Annjeanette Before

My 600-lb Life | Annjeanette

Annjeanette’s favorite aspect of living in Oregon is how green everything is.

My 600-lb Life | Annjeanette

Annjeanette’s favorite aspect of Dr. Now is that even though he acts tough, he always cares.

My 600-lb Life | Annjeanette

When Annjeanette reaches her target weight, she would love to travel to Greece.

My 600-lb Life | Annjeanette After

My 600-lb Life | LaShanta Before

My 600-lb Life | LaShanta

LaShanta’s favorite part of living in her small Louisiana town is that she knows everyone.

My 600-lb Life | LaShanta

LaShanta’s favorite thing about Dr. Now is how straightforward he is.

My 600-lb Life | LaShanta

LaShanta has never been outside of the United States, once she reaches her target weight she wants to travel to Paris.

My 600-lb Life | LaShanta After

My 600-lb Life | Cillas Before

My 600-lb Life | Cillas

Cillas’ favorite childhood memory is going to an amusement park with his mother.

My 600-lb Life | Cillas

Cillas was extremely nervous to meet Dr. Now, but was relieved by his kindness when they finally met.

My 600-lb Life | Cillas

Cillas’ long term goal is to start working full-time again.

My 600-lb Life | Cillas After

My 600-lb Life | Angie J Before

My 600-lb Life | Angie J

When Angela reaches her target weight, she hopes to return to work in the mortgage business.

My 600-lb Life | Angie J After

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