Tracey's Journey in Photos

Weighing in at 605 pounds, 44-year old Tracey Matthews of Lorain, OH carries most of her body weight in her shockingly misshapen legs. They're so massive with severe lymphedema, that gastric surgery is her only chance of survival. Will this mother and grandmother ever gain control of her overeating?

March 20, 2017
By: Korenne Smith

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Tracey eats a meal with her family, Tierra daughter on the left, and Anthony her husband on the right.

Tracey prepares a meal with her family.

Tracey sits in the back of her car with her family watching the sunset.

Anthony, Tracey’s husband, gets ready to change Tracey’s bandages.

Anthony visits with Tracey while they travel to Houston.

Tracey's Journey in Photos

Tracey walks herself through a hotel on the way to Houston.

Tracey has a consultation with Dr. Now while her husband Anthony and mother Karen are with her.

Tracey sits in her bed.

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