1000-Lb Sisters Star Tammy Slaton ‘Thankful To Be Alive’ After Massive Weight Loss

1000-lb Sisters star Tammy Slaton says she's 'thankful to be alive' after her massive weight loss.
Credit: TLC

1000-lb Sisters star Tammy Slaton says she’s ‘thankful to be alive’ after her massive weight loss.

1000-Lb Sisters is a reality TV show that follows the weight loss journeys of sisters Tammy and Amy Slaton.

The show documents their struggles, triumphs, and efforts to improve their health and lose weight.

And Tammy is now expressing her gratitude for being alive as she continues her remarkable weight loss journey and reaps the rewards of her efforts.

See Tammy Slaton’s remarkable weight loss in the video below…

The 36-year-old has been open about her struggle with food addiction and has sought help to shed the pounds, successfully reaching her weight goal by losing around 183 pounds in recent months.

She’s dropped from 717 pounds to 534 pounds.

In the latest season of 1000-Lb 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.

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“I’m like 14 lbs 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.

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1000-lb Sisters star Tammy Slaton says she’s ‘thankful to be alive’ after her massive weight loss. Credit: TLC

Previously, she relied on a wheelchair for mobility.

However, before experiencing this success, Tammy faced a challenging situation as she spent time at a food rehabilitation centre.

During her stay, Tammy’s health took a turn for the worse, and she was rushed to the hospital after she stopped breathing.

She was put on a ventilator and placed in a medically induced coma.

Tammy Slaton
1000-lb Sisters star Tammy Slaton says she’s ‘thankful to be alive’ after her massive weight loss. Credit: TLC

Despite her body ‘shutting down’, Tammy managed to recover and continue her rehabilitation and weight loss journey.

Tammy has been open about her hospitalisation and the near-death experience, sharing her perspective with People magazine.

She mentioned undergoing surgery, strengthening her lungs, and eventually being able to have her tracheostomy tube removed.

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Tammy Slaton stars on the TLC reality show alongside her sister Amy. Credit: @tammyslaton2020/TikTok

She also revealed that her doctor recently cleared her to be off the oxygen machine during the daytime, wearing it only at night along with her BiPap machine.

Tammy monitors her oxygen levels throughout the day and keeps her machine nearby in case she needs it.

Tammy said: “I’m feeling great! I’m thankful to be alive, and it’s fun to be progressing as much as I am.”

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Many have applauded Tammy’s remarkable progress in her weight loss journey.

Supporters on Twitter have shared their admiration and encouragement, with one follower writing: “So wonderful. U inspire me so much.

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Tammy Slaton is now reaping the rewards of her dramatic weight loss. Credit: @tammyslaton2020/TikTok

“I am trying again. I got sleeved in 2016 and have lost only 55 pounds of my 185 pound goal. I have 130 pounds to my goal. I am so happy for you.”

Another Twitter user admitted their initial doubts but expressed joy at seeing Tammy prove them wrong, saying: “Boy, I doubted you.

“I’m so happy to see that you proved me and so many wrong! Keep up the great work.”

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Written by Cal Gaunt

Cal is a former content editor at IGV who specialised in writing trending and entertainment news. He previously worked as a news reporter at the Lancashire Telegraph and earned an NCTJ in Sports Journalism.