Woman Drops 455 Pounds In Two Years

Nikki Webster is someone who has been on the bad side of the weight spectrum and she knows what it’s like to truly be obese. Being several hundred pounds overweight she was finding it hard to live a normal life with regular things like walking, bathing or even standing becoming a struggle for her to do. Needless to say, she was unhappy with her weight and knew she had to do something fast.

Nikki who was featured in the show “my 600lb life” said:

“My weight is debilitating. My body is so painful; I hate it. But I say this to myself: ‘Food is an addiction to me and my addiction is killing me.’”

When she realized that her excessive weight was tipping towards the dangerous she decided to take action. Her first step was to move from her home in Arizona to Texas in order to be closer to weight loss surgeon Dr. Nowzaradan, who is reputed for his experience with performing operations on morbidly obese patients.

Nikki was looking at weight loss surgery as a possible answer to her problem, the only hindrance which was a major one was that she had to lose 50 pounds before Dr. Nowzaradan would even consider operating on her. She took up the challenge and was able to lose 50 pounds in three months and was therefore approved for a gastric sleeve.

Despite the guarantee of the effectiveness of the surgery, she was still worried that her bad eating habits would come back after the surgery and she might gain weight chain. This was asides the fear she had for the outcome of the surgery itself.

Having a best friend that died earlier that year from complication gastric bypass didn’t in anyway help her fears but she was determined and bravely went ahead with the surgery despite her fears. Fortunately for her, the surgery was successful and that same year was able to lose as much as 207 pounds the same year she had the surgery.

Nikki was determined not to give up on her weight loss and even more determined not to regain the weight she had lost so she consulted with a therapist to get to the root of her eating problems in order to ensure that she didn’t go back to her unhealthy lifestyle.

Although the journey wasn’t easy Nikki showed the determination of a woman ready to take charge of her life once again after 34 years of struggling with it. when doctors told her they could get rid of excess skin on her through a skin removal surgery she was even more determined and threw in all she could into losing more weight.

Before long she got her weights down by another 348 pounds and she was able to get skin removal surgery and doctors got rid of 56 pounds of excess skin.

Nikki had to go back into surgery for a third time due to internal bleeding she suffered during her second surgery. But she recovered fully after a while and returned home with just 236 pounds. Nikki did not give up on her dreams of a healthy body and currently weighs a healthy 192 pounds. Nikki is still working on her weight, eating right and still works out.

her transformation story is a big inspiration to many looking at doing the same thing that she did and turning their lives around. You will be surprised at how much she has changed within the past two years.