Fans have been eagerly awaiting the 1000-Lb. Sisters for months to see what became of Tammy after the season 2 finale. Rumours had been circulating on social media that the TLC star has gone into rehab.
Very little was known about the situation other than speculation from fans of the show based on videos, photos and posts from Tammy. Now, as the final season comes to an end, we will finally find out what Tammy has been up to.
1000-lb Sisters: Tammy Slaton Has Been Fighting For Her Life In 1000-lb Sisters
At the beginning of the episode, Amy Slaton is shown recording a YouTube video for fans. In the clip, she announces that she has big news about her sister Tammy Slaton.
Amy Slaton reiterates to the camera that her sister has finally decided to seek intensive help for her food addiction. She’s going into rehab in the hope that the extra support will help her confront her eating disorder.
Amy Slaton tells her fans that Tammy Slaton’s going to rehab was a little unexpected. She also asks fans to keep her sister in their thoughts and prayers, as she knows Tammy needs all the support she can get as she takes this next step.
In the video diary, Amy Slaton reveals that she and Tammy Slaton were completely over. Viewers will know that over the last few years, Amy has essentially become Tammy’s bread and butter. As Tammy continued to gain weight, topping out at just over 600 pounds, Amy had to take care of her siblings’ every little need. Even simple chores like getting food and making sure she took her medication were placed on Amy’s shoulders and became almost too much to bear. Last season, Amy Slaton became pregnant and later gave birth to her son Gage, who is now a year old. Since becoming a mother, Amy has now had to cope with the extra burden of not only adjusting to life with a newborn, but also caring for her own Tammy, who has been waiting for help. Amy is increasingly frustrated with Tammy as it is clear how little work she has done to lose weight, despite the very real risks to her health.
In the first episode of season three, Amy Slaton reveals the big news about Tammy. The 37-year-old reality star gushes with excitement as she stresses what a big deal this is for her sister. Amy reveals that Tammy came to her and finally admitted she needed help to cope with her food addiction. The new mum beams with joy as she tells the camera how proud she is of Tammy for making the decision and taking the first step.