Fans have always been curious about what happens to My 600-lb life cast members like Gina Krasley, when their stints on the popular series come to an end, and there are a lot of facts to share about Gina. The show follows Dr, Nowzaradan’s patients, as they try to break away from their food addictions, and slim down. There are many reasons why patients put on pounds, and different motivations for wanting to be thinner. In addition, results vary, but what is a common denominator is the fact that all cast members want to improve their lives.
Gina appeared on My 600-lb Life season 8 in January 2020, during episode 5. She shared that she became addicted to food while she lived with her abusive father, even after her mother divorced him. Eating was definitely a major source of solace, and it was Gina’s coping mechanism as she lived with abuse, depression, and anxiety. She shared that, by the time she graduated from high school, she was about 450 pounds. Her weight rose to 500 pounds by age 19. Weight loss became a goal for the future My 600-lb Life star, with Gina revealing that she felt guilty about how her weight affected her wife, and her marriage. She could not move easily, which meant that Gina’s wife had to take care of her needs. This put a strain on the marriage.
Gina weighed in at about 607 pounds, and to qualify for bariatric surgery, she needed to slim down on her own. The New Jersey resident struggled with shedding weight, and even had her surgery canceled due to that issue. However, she was given several chances to change her body. It is always important for patients to follow Dr. Now’s strict guidelines. Gina lived with her wife, sister, mother, dog, and sister’s fiance, according to CheatSheet. Gina’s passion for dancing was considerable, and she gained notoriety on TikTok, for a viral dance trend that she started. The viral trend #dancinghasnosizelimit got well over three million views on TikTok.
My 600-Lb Alum Gina Krasley Passed Away When She Was 30
Sadly, while the My 600-lb Life celeb lost significant weight, Gina passed away on August 1, 2021. In one of her videos on YouTube, Gina had revealed to fans that she managed to get her weight down to about 300 pounds. In one of her last videos, she shared that she had gone to the hospital due to trouble walking, a possible infection, and an eating disorder. She sadly passed away at home in Tuckerton, New Jersey, surrounded by family. The cause of her death was not made public.
My 600-lb Life fans shared their deepest sympathies online. As well, the TLC network sent out a condolence message to honor her, and show concern for those who were grieving over her death. The My 600-lb Life reality TV series has dramatic stories, and some of them feature tragic endings. Fans will always miss Gina Krasley.