In a phrase?
In a number of phrases, as they relate to Tammy Slaton and her ongoing journey towards a more healthy and happier way of life?
OH, HECK YES!!!!
Loyal TLC viewers are properly conscious that Slaton has been unable to manage her weight for years now, even opening up on the 1,000-lb Sisters Season 3 finale about her arduous partying methods.
As inconceivable because it appears to imagine, Tammy claimed on this episode that she used to drink eight bottles of alcohol per week.
And in addition very, very harmful… whereas (clearly) going towards skilled medical recommendation.
As a result of these consuming and ingesting habits, Tammy did not qualify a pair years in the past for bariatric weight reduction surgical procedure, a process that medical doctors will refuse to carry out on sufferers who’re excessively chubby.
Conversely, Tammy’s sister and co-star, Amy, adopted doctor’s recommendation; reworked her determine to some extent; and was authorised for this surgical procedure.
Amy bought pregnant quickly afterward and is now anticipating her second little one.
This stands in stark distinction to Tammy, who’s at the moment in rehab in an try to show her life round.
However this is the factor: She seems to achieve success in doing so!
And, in consequence?
A good friend simply informed The Solar that Tammy has lastly certified for bariatric weight reduction surgical procedure — and can go below this knife subsequent month in Atlanta!
(Bariatric surgical procedure, also referred to as gastric bypass surgical procedure, is an operation on the digestive system to assist a affected person shed extra pounds shortly in excessive conditions.)
Because the very begin of 1000-Lb Sisters three seasons in the past, Tammy has been desperately attempting to lose sufficient weight to qualify for the life-saving process… nevertheless it’s been fairly a problem for her.
Initially of this second rehab stint, for instance?
The truth star checked in 639 kilos, which is sort of far cry from the 400 kilos she must weigh to be able to earn approval from medical doctors for this surgical procedure.
Final we heard, although, Tammy had misplaced 115 kilos after being positioned late final 12 months in a medically-induced coma after struggling a big well being scare in 2021 when her lung collapsed.
As a result of all of her progress within a rehab facility today, Tammy just lately underwnt a special form of operation… leaving her with a smaller respiration tube, The Solar insider additionally emphasised this week.
“She hates her trach, though it is shrunk,” this particular person informed this outlet of the machine Slaton will need to have on neck after present process a prodecure to make it simpler for her to breathe.
“Tammy solely has to put on it part-time now.”
Issues actually do appear to be wanting up for Slaton.
General, in keeping with this supply?
Tammy has stopped ingesting and stopping smoking and could also be performed with rehab solely within the close to future.
“She is doing very, very properly and he or she will likely be out of rehab before anticipated,” the good friend says.
“Initially, she was going to be out in late August, however she’s going to be out before that.”