My 600-lb Life star Destinee Lashae from season seven is showing off her admirable weight loss update. This latest update is spreading hope, as Destinee’s finally succeeding after suffering through a terrible childhood.
My 600-lb Life: Destinee Lashae’s Heartbreaking Childhood
On My 600-lb Life, Destinee Lashae opens up about how much she’s struggled during her childhood. She’s the second transgender woman that’s been featured on the reality TV show. As she opens up about her past, she reveals that she was born a boy. Destinee says her birth name was Matthew.
Continuing on, Destinee mentions on My 600-lb Life how she was raised in foster care. Due to the poor upbringing she had, she says she developed bad eating habits as a way to help her cope. Next, she says that her childhood was very traumatic, which only encouraged weight gain. Then, she says at the age of 22, she’s over 400 pounds.
Nest, Destinee Lashae says she started using food to help her manage her emotional pain after she came out as gay when she turned 18. However, people in her family ridiculed her for this. Also, her family hurt her even further when she decided to start living as a woman at age 22. While filming My 600-lb Life, she talks about the pain of losing her brother.
However, she says she feels like she never fits in. Now, weighing more than 600-lb, Destinee on My 600-lb Life came out as a transfer woman. Yet, she’s looking to slim down in hopes of getting approved for transitioning surgery.
Surprising Reality Check-In
On My 600-lb Life, Destinee Lashae steps on a scale in Dr. Nowzaradan’s office. This is where she learns that she’s at 669-lb. However, she’s ready to finally put in the work to get the help of Dr. Younan Nowzaradan to save her own life.
While filming My 600-lb Life, Destinee says she’s at her breaking pointing. She realizes that if she doesn’t start working on improving her health, she’s going to end up dead. At the start of her journey, she believes that she only has a few months left to live.
My 600-lb Life: Heartwarming Health Update from Destinee Lashae
At the end of her episode on My 600-lb Life, Destinee dropped 269-lb in total. However, she’s keeping up with her healthier lifestyle and is still working on getting slimmer. Recently, she lost so much weight that she received excess skin removal surgery around her abdomen.
Also, she’s working at Lowe’s as a way to support herself and remain active while she stays focused on bettering herself. Now, she’s gaining so much confidence that she’s sharing videos of herself singing. While Destinee Lashae from My 600-lb Life hasn’t shared so much she weighs now, she’s looking a lot thinner than where she started.
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