The star Teretha Hollis-Neely in “My 600-pound Life” has performed impressively a few years after appearing on the show. Here is everything you need to know about her.
In 2016, after carefully observing possible health conditions related to obesity, Teretha Hollis-Neely signed up for TLC’s “My 600-Pound Life”.
At the time-season 4 of the show-she was 47 years old, had a large group of children and grandchildren, weighing about 800 pounds. The show started her weight loss journey and recorded her life and struggles on TV.
It has been a few years since she appeared on TV, Hollis-Neely has been showing her diva look to fans on Facebook. She often shares cute selfies, shows her slimmer face, and puts on a few heavy makeup.
Fans of the TLC series know that it was filmed in Houston, Texas, and it recorded the patient’s entire process with Dr. Yunan, one of the world’s famous bariatric surgeons.Before the show, people learned that she, who was 47 years old at the time, had restricted her activities to one place (her bed) for two years.
At the age of 11, she was sexually abused. Before the age of 16, she became pregnant and had a turbulent relationship with her parents.Over the years, her son Darius and his girlfriend helped her cleanse her body. Hollis-Neely admitted that their contact with her private area made them feel uncomfortable.
Without looking back, she accepted the reality and made up her mind to lose excess weight. In the first four months of the program, Dr. Now’s patients lost more than 200 pounds.
This allowed her to obtain a passing score for the operation. At the end of the day, she lost about 339 pounds, bringing her final weight to 441 pounds. With the help of her family, the “My 600 Pound Life” star became mobile.
When the lens was zoomed in to film subsequent episodes, Hollis Neely became bedridden again and gained a few pounds. She underwent lymphedema surgery again, which helped her legs, and was later admitted to a rehabilitation facility.
The consultation period is designed to help her cope with the lingering effects of past traumatic life. She was sexually abused when she was 11 years old. Before she was 16 years old, she became pregnant and had a turbulent relationship with her parents, which led her to use food as a coping mechanism.