My 600-lb Life: Where Is Octavia Nichelle, The Star Of ‘My 600-lb Life,’ Now?

My 600-lb Life: Where Is Octavia Nichelle, The Star Of ‘My 600-lb Life,’ Now?

Octavia Nichelle took part in season 7 of My 600-lb Life and has led quite a colourful life since her appearance on the reality series. Like the other cast members of My 600-lb Life, her quality of life was negatively affected by her weight in the past. She was determined to improve her life and sought the help of Dr. Nowzaradan.

Octavia’s weight gain story started when her stepfather allegedly molested her. She claimed he was abusive towards her mother and Octavia turned to food for comfort. By the time she was 20 years old, she weighed around 500 kilos. Unfortunately, five years later she lost her mother and had to care for her younger sister, who eventually married.

My 600-lb Life: Where Is Octavia Nichelle, The Star Of ‘My 600-lb Life,’ Now?

When she finally arrived in Houston to visit “Dr. Now”, she weighed 692 kilos. According to TV’s Ace, Octavia had very serious mobility problems. She took all the weight loss instructions on “My 600-lb Life” seriously and lost a dramatic amount of pounds. Relapse is a big problem for people who have had bariatric surgery. But, Octavia stuck to her healthy lifestyle and lost about 236 kilos. She dropped her weight to an impressive 456 kilos.

On The Life of Octavia, people who like My 600-Lb Life can see before and after pictures she has shared. She also posts about how to motivate others to do what they feel they can’t do.

Octavia is active on Instagram now. Days ago, she shared a photo carousel. It showed how her sister got a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management. In another shot, she posed with Dr. Now after her dramatic transformation.

The My 600-lb Life alum sees herself as a public figure, especially when it comes to weight loss, and also has a YouTube channel. In addition to her social media presence and impressive commitment to her post-surgery lifestyle, Octavia is also involved in entrepreneurship. She runs a custom jewellery brand. She named the company Chains and Crayons. The Kansas City resident promotes her custom jewelry brand on her social media accounts, but her posts are mostly about what’s going on in her life.

Written by Sarah Milner

Sarah Milner is a freelance writer for over 5 years.


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