VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Kristen Fights to End Addiction on Next MY 600-LB LIFE
Tomorrow at 8/7c on TLC's MY 600-LB LIFE, we'll follow 38-year old Kirstin Perez, who has struggled with addiction issues her entire life. A wild child beyond control, she left her parents' home in Longview, WA as a young teen and entered into a world of drugs and partying. Kirsten fell rapidly into a dangerous crowd, BECOMING pregnant twice after a series of traumatic occurrences. Unable to care for her children, she made the decision to give up custody to her parents and ran back to the streets. Kirsten continued to spiral downward as her weight skyrocketed to 600 pounds.
Finally hitting rock bottom with her addictions, Kirsten once again sought the help of her parents to get her situation under control. With weight loss surgery the only chance for survival, Kirsten moves to Houston.
She brings along her troubled teenage son but he's so filled with anger and resentment that he may derail Kirsten's progress on her diet. Can Kirsten lose the weight and find a way to be the mother her children never had?