1000-lb Sisters Star Tammy Slaton Looks Unrecognisable After Dramatic Weight Loss

1000-lb Sisters star Tammy Slaton looks unrecognisable after showing off her dramatic weight loss.
Credit: TLC

1000-lb Sisters star Tammy Slaton looks unrecognisable after showing off her dramatic weight loss.

Slaton, 37, stars in the popular TLC reality show alongside her sister Amy. It follows the siblings as they open up about their weight loss journeys and private lives.

Prior to season four, fans expressed concern for Slaton’s health.

However, judging by the TV personality’s recent TikTok and Instagram posts, things are on the up.

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Slaton’s fans were hugely concerned for her following the events of season three.

It showed the 37-year-old being rushed to the hospital, while at the time she was at a weight loss facility.

At one point, viewers were left terrified when Slaton stopped breathing and had to be put on a ventilator.

While at the hospital, Slaton underwent a tracheotomy procedure.

A tracheotomy involves creating an opening through the neck into the windpipe and allowing air to fill the lungs. After creating the tracheostomy opening, surgeons insert a tube through it to provide an airway and remove secretions from the lung, as per Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Tammy Slaton
Tammy Slaton has undergone a dramatic weight loss. Credit: TLC

Slaton’s sister Amy told cameras in the episode: “They’re [the doctors] just telling us that her lungs have given up and like her body is shutting down. 

“So at this point, we’re facing making funeral arrangements for my little sister… She’s been in such a bad place for so long.

“She waited too long. And now that she has the courage to step out and get the help that she needs, now this.”

Slaton caused further concern when her TikTok account was deactivated once she was rushed to the emergency room, reports Daily Mail.

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She had been documenting her weight loss journey through her social media as she received treatment at the rehabilitation centre.

But once Slaton got rushed to the hospital, an error message reportedly appeared on her TikTok page.

The 37-year-old has been open about her struggle with food addiction and has sought help to shed the pounds, successfully reaching her weight goal.

She’s reportedly dropped over 400Ib!

Tammy Slaton
Tammy Slaton has lost hundreds of pounds! Credit: TLC

In the latest season of 1000-Ib Sisters, Tammy shared her excitement, saying: “When I got on the scale and I saw the scale was at 534.7, I kinda stopped breathing for a second.

“I’m like 14lbs under my goal weight. From over 700, that’s a huge drop. I’m feeling thrilled, proud, excited… just all the emotions.

“I proved everybody wrong. Everybody that doubted me, I finally got mine! My told-you-so moment!”

Thanks to her weight loss journey, Tammy has achieved a significant milestone – she can now walk independently and has been spotted taking walks.

Tammy Slaton
Tammy Slaton previously relied on a wheelchair for mobility. Credit: TLC

Previously, she relied on a wheelchair for mobility.

But now, following her dramatic weight loss, fans are calling Tammy unrecognisable!

Supporters on X, formally known as Twitter, have shared their admiration and encouragement, with one follower writing: “So wonderful. You inspire me so much.”

“Tammy you’re looking great!” gushes another. 

Someone else adds: “You’re looking fantastic Tammy.”

“You look so happy and healthy,” a fourth person comments. 

Tammy Slaton

Tammy Slaton

Tammy Slaton
Tammy Slaton’s fans are so happy for the star. Credit: @queentammy86/Instagram

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Written by Rosario Monachino

Rosario is a content editor at IGV who specialises in film, TV and entertainment news. He has a degree in English and Film from the University of Salford and a masters in Journalism from Liverpool John Moores University.