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 Nichelle’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. Although relapse is a big problem for people who have undergone bariatric surgery, Octavia stuck to her healthy lifestyle and lost around 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 quite active on Instagram at the moment, and days ago she shared a photo carousel showing how her sister got her 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.