My 600-lb Life fans are stressing out over the most recent update about Irene Walker. After concerns spread across the Internet, many TLC viewers are wondering if Irene’s still alive.
My 600-lb Life: Irene Walker’s Tough Life
On My 600-lb Life, Irene Walker is open about how she’s struggled a lot through her life. She admits to always being a heavy child, but she feels like her size ballooned up after her parent’s divorce. Also, she says the reason why her parents separated is that her father started to physically abuse her mother. So, her mom took Irene and her older sister with her and left.
Next, Irene from My 600-lb Life says her mother worked really hard to try to take care of her two little girls. So, Irene says she ended up eating fast food a lot when she was little and she liked the way it made her feel. She says there would be times where she would get so full she wanted to get sick. But, she would always finish up all of her food so nobody would take it away from her.
As she got older, Irene Walker talks about how she started dating on My 600-lb Life. She says the first relationship she got into, the man was verbally and physically abusive. However, she ends up pregnant at 16 and has her firstborn son at 17.
Struggling to Manage Food Addiction
Irene Walker from My 600-lb Life admits that losing her father, mother, older sister, and aunt in a period of two years contributed to her gaining a lot of weight. Also, she says she struggled with homelessness. But, she ends up getting kicked out of a women’s shelter after getting pregnant again. Then, she says for the next seven years, she lived at her boyfriend’s or friend’s houses. After having several more children, she got up to 500-lb.
On My 600-lb Life, Irene Walker takes a trip to Dr. Nowzaradan to learn what her current weight is. After stepping on the scale, she learns that she’s 603-lb. This causes her to get very upset, as she says she doesn’t want to be at the 600-lb mark again.
My 600-lb Life: Is Irene Walker Dead?
Dr. Nowzaradan from My 600-lb Life tells Irene that if she doesn’t get her weight under control, she’s going to die. This is because she’s having a lot of problems with her pulmonary system. Also, she admits to passing out every time she has a severe coughing fit, which happens at least once a day. Also, she doesn’t make much progress with slimming down after several months of effort.
With the lack of progress she’s making, many people are wondering if she’s still alive. Irene is still currently alive and is working on losing weight. She’s still aiming to open up her own business after COVID-19 passes and she’s able to slim down enough.
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