WATCH: 'My 600-Lb Life' Gives Emotional Backstory

By ZACH SEEMAYER

January 14, 2014

Olivia's story is a tragic one, involving extreme childhood trauma, bullying, and a suicide attempt. She hasn't left her home in over two years, and she weighs over 570 lbs. Despite these monumental setbacks and obstacles, she isn't giving up on life.

In this emotional clip from TLC's My 600-lb Life, Olivia introduces us to her world and the hardships she's faced. From repressed emotions to severe depression, Olivia has had a lot to overcome.

However, she has been given a chance at a life-saving surgery in Houston, and TLC is there to document her journey and her fight for a better, happier life.

My 600-lb Life airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on TLC.

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