If you’ve been a follower of TLC’s “My 600-lb Life,” the name Lacey Hodder is bound to ring a bell. From weighing 691 lbs and living a sedentary, painful life to shedding over 250 lbs and turning her lifestyle around, Lacey has been an inspirational journey to watch. If you’ve missed out on her incredible story, here’s an exclusive update.
My 600-lb Life: Overcoming Mental and Physical Barriers with Dr. Now
When Lacey Hodder first appeared on “My 600-lb Life,” she was labeled a “ticking clock” by Dr. Now, the renowned bariatric surgeon leading her treatment. Battling more than just the scale, Lacey had to contend with the emotional baggage that was tied to her eating habits. But her dedication to change was unmatched. By following Dr. Now’s prescribed high-protein, low-carb diet, she was able to lose a staggering 105 lbs in just two months! This weight loss not only qualified her for the much-needed bariatric surgery but also allowed her to begin addressing her mental hurdles. The therapy sessions she underwent were a critical part of her success. Eventually, she underwent the surgery, losing another 150 lbs and leaving the show at 435 lbs.
Life After “My 600-lb Life”
Post her transformation, Lacey has been nothing short of an evangelist for healthy living. Her influence is not just confined to her Instagram feed, where she shares her life updates, but she also launched a Discord server in 2019 for people struggling with obesity. Here, users can swap diet plans, workout routines, and motivational stories to help each other reach their weight loss goals.
As if that’s not enough, Lacey’s newfound confidence has propelled her to embrace activities she’d never thought possible before, like attending concerts. While we don’t have exact numbers on her current weight, recent updates on her social media show that she’s living a healthier lifestyle—eating “mostly plants” and sharing it with her two adorable dogs.
Life for Lacey Hodder post-“My 600-lb Life” is a lesson for everyone—change is possible with the right mindset and the correct guidance.