Season 12 of ‘My 600-Lb. Life’ premieres Wednesday, March 6 at 8 p.m.
My 600-Lb. Life is back for season 12, documenting the experiences of seven morbidly obese patients as they strive to lose weight in an effort to reclaim — and save — their lives.
Each episode follows the weight-related struggles of a different individual as they get candid about their food addictions, the resulting health problems and their desire for a healthier life.
In PEOPLE’s exclusive clip, Abi reveals his weight has gotten so bad that he has been bedridden for seven years. Meanwhile, Charles admits, “The pain is excruciating. I ain’t got much of a life left.”
“My comfort is food,” Rose says while another star adds, “The only thing that makes me feel better is when I eat until it physically hurts.”
“William is like a crashing plane. You can’t stop it. It’s heartbreaking to look at it,” his mother says as the trailer shows William eating two pizzas with chips laid on top.
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“I need someone to help me. I’m ready to change my life,” another patient adds.
With the help of their loved ones and Dr. Younan Nowzaradan, a Houston-based bariatric surgeon, the subjects take on the difficult challenge of making major diet and lifestyle changes to lose enough weight for gastric bypass surgery.
“If I don’t stop eating, I’m gonna have a heart attack and die,” Deshaun says.
The new season will also see high emotions as some patients clash with the life-saving advice Nowzaradan has to offer.
“This is the chance of a lifetime so I'm gonna make the most of it,” Jonathan insists.
“I don’t care that he’s a big guy, but I want him to be alive,” his partner says in tears.
Watch the season 12 premiere of My 600-Lb. Life, Wednesday, March 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on TLC and discovery+.
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