My 600-Lb. Life season 7 alumna Octavia Gahagans is undoubtedly a fan favourite. Throughout her journey, fans found they could identify with her. Read on for an update on what Octavia is currently up to.
Unfortunately, Octavia Gahagans’s weight loss story begins with tragedy. She had a difficult childhood. Unfortunately, she grew up in an abusive home. Cinamaholic reports that her stepfather was abusive towards her mother. Devastatingly, Octavia Gahagans is also a survivor of molestation. By the time Octavia is 20 years old, she will weigh over 500 kilos. Sadly, Octavia’s mother dies just three years later. This leaves her to care for her sister Desiree. Desiree, however, eventually marries and leaves home. At this point, Octavia Gahagans weighs around 700 kilos.
Fortunately, things seem to go the other way for Octavia Gahagans at this point. She ends up at the clinic of Dr. Now, a renowned weight loss doctor in Houston, Texas. With the help of Dr. Nowzanan and her own motivation and dedication, Octavia loses a remarkable 236 pounds. This brings her weight down to 456 kilograms.
Where Is Octavia Gahagans From My 600-Lb Life Now?
Luckily for fans wondering what Octavia is up to these days, her Facebook is public. Not only that, but she regularly posts updates for her fans to see. It seems that when she appeared on TLC My 600-Lb. Life, she took to heart that she is a public figure. He even refers to himself as such in his Facebook bio. Her Facebook timeline features a series of before and after photos, motivational posts and an advertisement for her company. Octavia is not only staying true to her new healthy lifestyle, she is also starting her own business. Octavia’s brand is called Crayons and Chains.
According to her Facebook, Chains and Crayons is a jewellery brand. Octavia Gahagans not only promotes her own brand, but she also promotes other small businesses on her Facebook. For example, she regularly gives praise to her nail technician.
Octavia Gahagans is originally from Kansas City, Missouri. Now, however, she seems to live in Houston, Texas. Cinamaholic speculates that Octavia is now in Houston to be closer to Dr. Now. In addition, the source claims that Dr. Now monitors her health “from time to time.”