1000-lb Sisters star Tammy Slaton is on life support again, for a second time. This recent update about her health leaves many of her family members worrying about the longevity of her health.
1000-lb Sisters: Tammy Slaton Feels Like a Burden
On 1000-lb Sisters, Tammy reveals the truth about her hygiene habits. She admits she’s too big to do anything for herself, including cooking and cleaning. However, Tammy also talks about how she isn’t able to stand in the shower by herself. So, she washes her body up with soap while she has Amy Slaton, her sister, rinses her body down. Tammy sits down on a commode while Amy lathers up Tammy’s hair and wipes down her back with a wet washcloth.
However, Tammy Slaton from 1000-lb Sisters doesn’t like having to do this. She says she feels like a burden to her sister, Amy Slaton. Also, Tammy admits it’s been six years since she’s left the house. The only reason why she’s left her house is for medical purposes, such as going to the hospital. But, she doesn’t want to leave the house, because she’s afraid she’ll fall or have a heart attack.
TLC Star Back in Hospital
Tammy Slaton from 1000-lb Sisters talks about how she’s been on life support more than once. Then, she goes on to talk about how her most recent time she was on life support is because of a blood clot in her lung. Tammy says this blood clot nearly killed her.
Also, Amy Slaton from 1000-lb Sisters says her sister just got out of the hospital again. While she wasn’t on life support this time, she says her sister was getting medical help because she suffers from a bad case of gout. Now, Tammy lives with Amy Slaton full-time, so Amy can help take care of her.
1000-lb Sisters: Tammy Slaton Dreams of Independence
On 1000-lb Sisters, Tammy Slaton says she dreams of having independence. However, she says she’s ready to start making the life choices she needs to begin getting healthy. She realizes this is going to be hard because she looks at food like it’s a type of friend for her. She blames her rough childhood, with a lack of loving parents, as the reason why she struggles so much with her food addiction. After trying to go for a walk in the park, she says she feels like giving up. But, she realizes if she gives up, she’s going to die.
Amy Slaton from 1000-lb Sisters says she and her sister have tried everything to lose weight. She says they’ve tried diets, pills, walking, and other activities to slim down. But, the only thing they haven’t tried together is getting gastric bypass surgery.
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