Can you image losing over 300 pounds?
Try over 500 as we catch up with the most dramatic stories of weight loss overseen by Houston physician Dr. Nowzaradan.
The series is one of the highest rated on the network.
On March 30, Wednesday 9/8c, TLC will air “Melissa and Ashley” as these two women face daunting challenges at each step of their jaw dropping weight loss.
Melissa Morris, mother-of-one, used to clock in at 673 pounds but now hovers around 170 pounds.
Dropping an astonishing 500 pounds, this Texas lady is one of Dr. Nowzaradan’s biggest success stories. She even appeared with Robin Roberts on ABC.
Melissa is having some problems with her husband Chris, an enabler who fed her all the wrong food. It was her mother’s cancer fight that woke her up as she told Roberts she was ashamed her dying mother asked if she could get up and take care of her.
Three years after her weight-loss surgery and skin removal surgeries she was down a whopping 500 pounds.
Now Melissa’s weight loss is in jeopardy as she is faced with marital problems, childcare and an unexpected pregnancy.
Ashley’s desire to reclaim a healthy lifestyle is driven by her desire to play softball. Once she was able to she herself off the crushing pounds, she signed up to coach softball to inspire kids and get back in the game herself.
She tells anyone who will listen about will power and dedication to get the most out of life. Her desire is to teach children and create an environment where she can counsel as well.