Category: My 600-lb Life

PHOTOS MY 600 LB LIFE Justin McSwain is looking great and working for a noble cause

Justin McSwain won plenty of viewers' hearts with his My 600 Lb Life debut. The South Carolinian lost nearly half of his surprise peak weight while facing some of his biggest fears *and* keeping an admirably positive attitude. How's Justin doing these days? Read on for our brand-new Justin McSwain My 600 Lb Life update, including several new weight loss photos, plus the latest from Justin himself!

VIDEO MY 600 LB LIFE Holly has already had one failed weight loss surgery

My 600 Lb Life Season 7 has been an optimistic one for the show, with plenty of positive cast members and weight loss journeys to root for. But tonight, Georgia native Holly Hager presents perhaps the most difficult challenge yet. In the My 600 Lb Life Holly episode, we meet a woman who's already suffered a failed weight loss surgery -- one that came about because of a failed marriage.

PHOTO My 600 Lb Life Chay update: How is she doing now?

In the time since our last My 600 Lb Life Chay update, it looks like the Season 3 and Where Are They Now? star has gotten closer to her gender reassignment surgery weight goal! Chay, who announced her intention to transition in her most recent episode, has been striving to meet a personal goal of 180 pounds before undergoing the surgery. And Chay's latest photos reveal some tremendous strides -- read on to see the pics!

Does My 600 Lb Life pay? Do they pay for surgery? The show’s payment structure, explained

It's one of the most successful shows on TLC, and has only gotten more popular with each new season. But does My 600 Lb Life pay its cast members? And does the show pay for surgery, or relocation to the Houston area so the cast can be treated by Dr. Nowzaradan? We've learned about some of the show's standard contract details; read on to find out more.

PHOTOS Melissa Morris now: My 600 Lb Life trailblazer on her marriage, personal tragedy, weight loss success

My 600 Lb Life trailblazer Melissa Morris, who was the show's first-ever participant with her episode's debut back in 2012, has been sharing quite a bit more of her story of late. How is Melissa Morris now? Read on to find out about her relationship with her husband Chris, along with Melissa's amazing sustained weight loss, and the personal tragedies and triumphs she's experienced since our last update.