Tammy Slaton of TLC’s 1000-Lb Sisters continues to amaze her reality television followers with her incredible weight loss. She admits it has been a difficult journey so far, with a number of setbacks. She has given up a lot to get where she is today. Tammy recently took to TikTok to boast about what she believes is one of her greatest accomplishments so far. She has kicked her toughest addiction so far, soda, and this is major for her.
1000-Lb Sisters’ Tammy Slaton’s Monkey on Her Back
1000-Lb Sisters‘ Tammy Slaton will be the first to admit when it comes to fighting addiction of any kind; it is no easy task. But fortunately, she has managed to gain control over her addiction. But it was the toughest to kick.
The monkey she carried on her back for years was her addiction to soda pop, or sodies, as she and her co-star and sister Amy Slaton refer to them. Tammy claims the struggle was real. At the height of her soda addiction, the 1000-Lb Sisters‘ star claims she was easily putting away 8 to 12 sodas a day. That is wild.
The average soda A 12-ounce can of soda has between 150-180 calories per can. So that means that Tammy was ingesting 1500 or more calories per day in soda alone, according to WebMD. Tammy Slaton admitted that she and Amy had a huge love for the tasty beverage, which became one of their many dietary issues growing up.
Tammy and Amy Blames Her Mom for Her Addiction
People Magazine writes that during a past interview with the 1000-Lb Sisters‘ Tammy Slaton and her sister Amy Slaton, they shared some insight on their addiction to soda. The Slaton sisters both agree that their love of soda became out of control fast; they also agree that there is one person in their life who may have aided that addiction.
That person, according to Amy, is their mother, Darlene Rednour. Amy says that their mom always told them that if they ate anything sugary, they were to drink a diet soda afterward to cancel out the sugar.
However, a lot has changed for both of the 1000-Lb Sisters, Tammy and Amy Slaton. They have each undergone weight loss surgery and are taking their health and their weight very seriously these days. It will be interesting to see just how far Amy and Tammy Slaton are. Do you think she will be able to keep her soda addiction under control, or will she give in that monkey again?