Tonight’s episode of My 600-Lb. Life introduces viewers to 705-pound Wess Schulze and the episode ended with fans wanting a 2023 update on where he is and what he’s doing now. How much weight has he lost? Plus, are there any recent photos of how he’s looking today? Keep reading for a 2023 update on where he is and how he’s doing now.
Season 11, Episode Episode 3: Wess’ Journey
Season 11, Episode 3 introduces fans to 705-pound Wess Schulze. Living alone, Wess reveals that he was molested by a family member at a very young age. This trauma resulted in him gorging himself in food. He explained to the cameras that somewhere in his mind he believed that if he gorged himself until he was morbidly obese and wildly unattractive, he wouldn’t have to worry about anyone hurting him the way he was hurt as a child.
Speaking to Dr. Paradise, Wess opens up about his trauma explaining that his family brushed it under the rug when it happened. Moreover, he also shared coming out of the closet when he was a teenager only to be shoved back by family members who convinced him it was wrong.
By the end of the episode, Wess Schulze was successful in getting weight loss surgery and had lost 228 pounds. Still having a lot of work to do, fans wonder how much progress he’s made since this episode was filmed.
The episode ends with Wess and his father heading to a plaza to enjoy a play together. Wess admits he’s always felt a calling to be on stage and perform. And, fans hope he loses enough weight to get to a place where he can do just that.
My 600-Lb. Life Wess Schulze 2023 Update: Where Is He Now?
Having such a unique name, Wess Schulze is fairly easy to find on social media. He actually created an Instagram profile for the purpose of giving My 600-Lb. Life fans a place to follow him if they wanted updates on his weight loss journey and where he was now. Wess Schulze also very openly promoted his episode on both his social media profiles. And, he’s shared several incredible photos showing off how much weight he has lost.
Here are some updated 2023 photos of Wess and his weight loss progress:
What did you think of Season 11 My 600-Lb. Life cast member Wess Schulze? Were you happy the series aired another success story? Moreover, will you be following Wess’ continued journey toward his dreams? Let us know your thoughts in the comments down below. And, keep coming back for more My 600-Lb. Life news and cast member updates.