Vianey and Allen, a codependent couple trying to embark on their weight-loss journey collectively, are the themes of tonight’s episode of My 600 Lb. Life. Each Vianey and Allen try to journey to Houston to hunt out the assistance of superstar bariatric surgeon Dr. Younan Nowzaradan, mostly often known as Dr. Now, to attempt to shed some weight and get their lives again on observe. However will they qualify for Dr. Now’s operation?
The official synopsis for tonight’s episode reads: “Weighing over 600 lbs. every, Vianey and Allen are locked in a codependent relationship primarily based on a shared love of meals. As they head to Houston, they may quickly discover out if their relationship can deal with the pressure of rising wholesome collectively.”
The couple admitted that meals is what retains them collectively, in response to Distractify. “In some ways we have been made for one another,” Allen, 51, says of his relationship with Vianey, 35. In line with Distractify, Vianey developed a behavior of overeating due to the best way she was physique shamed by her late mom rising up.
Allen struggles with mobility due to his weight, and may hardly ever sleep subsequent to his spouse as a result of the 2 of them don’t match on the mattress collectively anymore. Distractify experiences that Vianey is bed-bound, and ashamed of the truth that Allen has to “do all the things for her.”
Allen and Vianey are heading to Houston collectively to fulfill Dr. Now, and the couple hopes to have the ability to get their well being again on observe and deal with their weight-loss journey collectively. Throughout tonight’s episode, Allen is ready to efficiently get his weight-loss surgical procedure, and Vianey had labored laborious to shed sufficient weight for her surgical procedure as nicely, dropping 120 lbs. earlier than she went below the knife. Sadly, on account of medical problems, Dr. Now isn’t capable of full Vianey’s surgical procedure. Vianey practically died on the operation desk after her coronary heart stopped.
“You didn’t get the operation as a result of your coronary heart stopped,” Dr. Now broadcasts whereas Vianey cries on the desk.
Though Vianey isn’t capable of get her surgical procedure, Allen couldn’t be extra pleased with how far his spouse has come, and says that its his objective to assist her each step of the best way as she continues to drop extra pounds.
“I’ve been actually pleased with Vianey and it’s my mission proper now to be sure that she will get weight reduction surgical procedure as quickly as she will… I like her a lot and I can’t look forward to us to get to the place we each want collectively,” Allen tells the cameras.
In line with Distractify, by the top of the episode, Vianey manages to drop 226 kilos and Allen is all the way down to 376 kilos, having misplaced a complete of 272 kilos.
Tune in tonight to catch Vianey and Allen’s story on My 600-lb Life, which airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on TLC.
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