TLC’s hit series, “My 600-lb Life” season 5 premieres tonight, January 4th. The docu-series shares the heart-wrenching journeys of addiction, shame and determination of morbidly obese individuals who make the courageous decision to undergo gastric bypass surgery.
“The popular series documents the life-saving but traumatic experience of surgery, the ups and downs of struggling with addiction and dependence and the inevitable impact that change has on personal relationships. The upcoming 14 episode season will feature two-hour episodes detailing what led these people to this point, their journey to surgery with Dr. Younan Nowzaradan and the aftermath,” according to TLC.
The premiere episode of season 5 documents 29 year-old identical twin sisters Brandi, 587-lbs, and Kandi, 604-lbs, who are each other’s whole support system, but enable one another at the same time.
“My 600-lb Life” fifth season premieres tonight, Wednesday, January 4th at 8/7c on TLC.
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