Tammy Slaton Close Up

In a word?

YES!

In multiple words, as they relate to Tammy Slaton and her ongoing journey toward a healthier and happier lifestyle?

OH, HECK YES!!!!

Loyal TLC viewers are well aware that Slaton has been unable to control her weight for years now, even opening up on the 1,000-lb Sisters Season 3 finale about her hard partying ways.

As impossible as it seems to believe, Tammy claimed on this episode that she used to drink eight bottles of alcohol per week.

Simply astounding.

And also very, very dangerous… while (obviously) going against professional medical advice.

Due to these eating and drinking habits, Tammy didn’t qualify a couple years ago for bariatric weight loss surgery, a procedure that doctors will refuse to perform on patients who are excessively overweight.

Conversely, Tammy’s sister and co-star, Amy, followed physician’s advice; transformed her figure to some degree; and was approved for this surgery.

Amy got pregnant soon afterward and is now expecting her second child.

This stands in stark contrast to Tammy, who is currently in rehab in an attempt to turn her life around. 

But here’s the thing: She appears to be successful in doing so!

And, as a result?

A friend just told The Sun that Tammy has finally qualified for bariatric weight loss surgery — and will go under this knife next month in Atlanta!

(Bariatric surgery, also known as gastric bypass surgery, is an operation on the digestive system to help a patient lose weight quickly in extreme situations.)

Since the very start of 1000-Lb Sisters three seasons ago, Tammy has been desperately trying to lose enough weight to qualify for the life-saving procedure… but it’s been quite a challenge for her.

At the start of this second rehab stint, for example?

The reality star checked in 639 pounds, which is quite far cry from the 400 pounds she needs to weigh in order …read more

Source:: The Hollywood Gossip

      

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