On the February 3 episode of My 600-Lb Life, viewers had been launched to Kenae Dolphus, a 41-year-old lady from Nacogdoches, Texas weighing 614 kilos.
After admitting to having meals points stemming from her childhood and explaining that she by no means correctly grieved the dying of her mom, Kenae traveled over two hours to Houston to fulfill with Dr. Younan Nowzaradan in hopes of regaining management of her life.
“I continually have a craving. It’s this drive in me that I can’t management however I do know it’s taken over my life to the purpose of the place I can barely get round. Even once I’m full, I don’t need to cease as a result of I need that pleasure that meals provides me,” Kenae shared on the present.
Following revelations concerning her infertility struggles, and guilt over bringing disgrace to her household and her husband, Rodney Dolphus, Kenae butted heads with Dr. Now after he known as her out for her lack of progress following their preliminary assembly.
Fortunately, after their temporary spat and a remedy go to, Kenae received again on observe and her ardour to shed pounds and achieve the flexibility to stroll to her mom’s grave was reignited.
“You possibly can’t be chubby and comfortable due to what your weight takes out of your life and from the individuals round you,” Kenae stated. “In an effort to dwell, I’ve to lose the load.”
By the tip of month 7, Kenae weighed 517 kilos — having misplaced a complete of 98 kilos on her personal. Nonetheless, she wasn’t in a position to qualify for surgical procedure but as her coronary heart was too weak.
On the finish of the episode, following 12 months of getting her weight reduction journey documented, Kenae had misplaced a tremendous 133 kilos on her personal weighing 482 kilos. She revealed that she’s “within the 400s” for the primary time in “a long time.”
Nonetheless, regardless of her unbelievable progress, Kenae couldn’t get cleared for surgical procedure as a result of her coronary heart points. She nevertheless vowed not to surrender or decelerate as she remained devoted to her aim of getting the gastric bypass weight reduction surgical procedure. She additionally remained hopeful that she is going to someday be accredited and is having fun with her life within the meantime.
“I’m not giving up and I’m nonetheless dropping,” she stated on the finish of the episode.
Whereas it’s not recognized how a lot Kenae weighs at this time, she’s shared quite a few new photographs of herself in latest months on Fb. Within the picture beneath, Kenae is carrying a small high, probably in an effort to point out off her weight reduction.
Along with the photographs Kenae has shared of herself, she’s additionally posted footage of her household, together with the kids of the nieces and nephews she was seen with on the TLC sequence.
In Kenae’s newest social media picture, which was shared in December 2020, she was seen posing alongside a female relative in what seemed to be her husband Rodney’s church.
My 600-Lb Life season 9 airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on TLC.