Liz Evans was one of the cast of My 600-lb Life season 6 and now it’s time to let fans know what’s been happening since she left the series. Like many of the other stars of the series, Liz received a lot of support from fans as she tried to lose weight. Her episode aired back in 2018.
When she appeared on the show, she weighed 721 kilos and had been bedridden for ten years. After years of struggling, Liz, who also suffered from other serious medical problems, decided to turn to Dr Nowzaradan. She was ready to improve her health.
Since My 600-lb Life aired, fans have seen countless stars all embark on a weight-loss journey, but Liz Evans’s story was particularly heartbreaking and emotional. As well as being brought up by an alcoholic father, Liz was sexually abused by a relative when she was six years old. She was also born with a congenital disability that made her leg crooked, which negatively affected her quality of life. To cope with all the pain, Liz overeated and became obese. She turned to Dr Now for help because she wanted to take control of her future.
How Is Liz Evans From ‘My 600-lb Life’ Doing Today?
On ‘My 600-lb Life’, Liz Evans spoke about her determination to get help and lose enough weight to undergo gastric bypass surgery. She also needed to have a lymphoedema mass removed from her leg, as recommended by Dr Now. This mass was making it difficult for her to stand up and being able to walk again was one of Liz’s main goals. She lost the pounds through a strict diet and physiotherapy.
Liz Evans lost enough weight to have the operation and stayed with the doctor, despite her authoritarian personality. At the end of her “My 600-lb Life” journey, she weighed 368 pounds. According to The List, Liz lost an impressive 353 kilos in total. This made her one of the series’ impressive success stories.
Liz Evans reverted back to her unhealthy eating habits. When she returned home, she gained back about 50 pounds. Luckily, Liz reconnected with her medical team, who got the TLC actress refocused on her weight loss goal. After a minor relapse, Liz resumed her routine and this time the celebrity was finally able to walk again, with the help of a cane.
After that, Liz returned to reality TV and starred in My 600-lb Life: Where Are They Now? In the show, Liz talked about her weight loss journey and how some of her old scars are threatening her progress.
However, Liz Evans noted that she still attends regular therapy sessions and also follows a strict programme with Dr. Now. Liz’s “My 600-lb Life” journey was quite inspiring and although she is not on social media, fans hope that she has stuck to her weight loss plan and found joy away from the TLC cameras.