Seeing the seventh season of “My 600-LB Life” on Wednesday evening, they met 37-year-old Mercedes Cephas, who was over 700 pounds. The episode followed the attempt of the TLC patient, Dr. med. Nowzaradans weight loss program to complete and undergo gastric bypass surgery.
However, after the end of the Mercedes episode and a few online updates, the subject does not yet seem to achieve any of the goals it has set itself.
During her episode, Mercedes revealed that she had turned to the food for the abuse of her deceased father. The unhealthy eating habits of Mercedes made her lose her mobility and become bedridden.
As a result, Mercedes was forced to rely on her two young children to take care of her. Mercedes traveled to Houston to call Dr. Nows weight loss program, but missed continuously set the targets set for them.
“My name is Mercedes Cephas. I am a 37 year old single mother of two children. For most of my life I was struggling with weight issues and started to gain weight during and after the birth of my two children. I had a Caesarean section with both, and both times had infections that left me with large open wounds that had to be closed with a wound vacuum machine, and I could not really move with the machine attached to me. “
“I’m just tired of not being a normal mother, like not being able to take my kids to the park, or just having time with the family or taking them with them or attending school games or parent-teacher conferences or having them Just to see school, I also have enough of missing family celebrations and birthdays and my family. I’m ready to reclaim my life and live again, and my son wants to go to the beach and I want to be there. Take him. That’s why I take these steps to improve my life for myself and my children. Every donation is greatly appreciated. I know it will not be easy. I have a long way to go, but this is my start to a healthy life and a healthy journey for me and my children. “
As of May 2, her campaign is no longer active after she has raised $ 175 from her $ 10,000 goal.