Laura is 40-years-old and tips the scales at a dangerous 554 pounds — and while she admits her weight has “gotten ugly” in the past four years, it’s taken an especially dramatic turn, as she’s now up for the fight of her life.
On tonight’s episode of My 600-lb. Life, the San Antonio, Texas native — who is confined to her bed due to lymphedema and skin ulcers — lands in the hospital, where doctors tell her she’s lucky to be alive.
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As her common law husband, who is unable to help her physically as he himself is battling multiple sclerosis, laments, “Laura is my life, she’s been there with me through thick and thin. It’s very sad to see her in this state and I can’t help her.”
To see how doctors help Laura lose weight, and gain a new chance on life, check out the exclusive clip below — and tune into ‘My 600-lb. Life’ tonight, March 18, at 9 p.m. on TLC!