Mike Meginness, author of ‘My 600-pound Life,’ refuses to travel to Houston, citing child custody as an ‘excuse.’
‘I believe Mike is telling the truth about his children’s custody.
He’s just a liar.
‘(hashtag)my600lblife,’ a fan wrote.
When it comes to the patients featured on ‘My 600-lb Life,’ there are two cardinal rules: one is a sad backstory that led to these people gaining so much weight, and the other is moving to Houston, Texas to see Dr.
Let’s get started.
Mike Meginness, 37, was featured in a recent episode of the TLC show seeking Dr.
Now he needs help, but he refuses to relocate to Houston for treatment.
Mike, a former college football player, turned to food to deal with his depression after learning he would never be able to play again due to multiple concussions.
After getting married and having four children, he was able to get his life back on track for a short time, but things worsened after his divorce.
Mike had lost all sense of direction after his divorce and was more depressed than ever.
In the custody battle, he lost his job, his house, and even his children.
He moved in with his parents and lived in their basement, and to cope with his situation, he turned to binge-eating.
He gained 745.7 pounds as a result of his binge eating.
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Mike is pleased with his weight-loss progress so far.
However, after learning that if he moves to Houston for Dr.
In this episode, he must make a difficult decision.
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November 24, 2021 — TLC Network (@TLC)
Following his initial meeting with Dr.
Mike declared that he was determined to lose weight and get healthy in order to spend more time with his children and become more involved in their lives.
He was a devout follower of Dr.
Now’s diet and exercise routine were recommended to him, and he was able to lose a significant amount of weight as a result.
Mike’s efforts had impressed Now, so he was approved for weight-loss surgery.
He asked Mike to make plans to relocate to Houston so he could concentrate on his health and recovery from surgery.
Despite Mike’s agreement with Dr.
He later realized that moving to Houston was not the best plan for him.
Mike explained that if he moved to Houston, he would lose custody of his children, which he did not want to happen.
Now you’ve heard of it.
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