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‘Family By the Ton’ Star Casey King’s Weight Loss Journey Explored

Casey King is flaunting his drastic weight loss transformation! The Family By The Ton star who once weighed around 845 pounds has dropped nearly 2/3 of his body weight after following an intense exercise and diet program for the last 4 years.

In the year 2019, Casey underwent bariatric surgery. His surgery played a pivotal part in his weight loss journey and it helped him to shed 600 pounds. Keep scrolling further to know more about the weight loss journey of Casey King.

Here’s all you need to know about the weight loss journey of Casey King

Casey starred in the TLC reality series “Family By the Ton” in the year 2019. During the show, he was filmed naked because all of his clothes were either too tight or restrictive. On the TLC series, he said, “I will just eat till I’m dead. A normal day for me is to wake up around 12, figure out something I am going to eat immediately, [and then] TV, video games, bed. It’s not a lot of activity.”

In the series, the Georgia native claimed that he was always a big kid. By the time he finished high school, he weighed almost 300 pounds. After completing his graduation, he started working in restaurants and began eating even more. A couple of years later, he left his job and moved in with his dad, where his weight skyrocketed to 845 pounds.

His astonishing weight gain made it hard for him to do even daily activities like bathing. He mentioned that he was forced to get clean in an outdoor trough on his father’s back deck because he was unable to fit into a regular-size shower or bath.

King claimed, “Because I am a bigger guy with, like, folds and flaps, I have to move around, almost like a pig in a way, and wallow and roll over to get the back of my leg. I have to lift up literal pieces of skin. It’s just a super difficult process.”

The reality TV star even confessed that he had to take the help of his father to wipe his bottom because he was unable to reach around to that area. On the show, he went on to say, “I need his help a little bit to clean myself, you know, wiping just my a— because I can’t reach everything on my back, and I can’t reach everything below me.”

During his time on the show, Casey met surgeon, Dr. Charles Procter Jr., Then, he got to know that he had to lose some weight on his own before undergoing bariatric surgery. His mother helped him to kick off his weight loss journey. She put him on a healthier diet and made him move his body.

In an episode of the TLC series, King quipped, “We jokingly say that my mother is a drill sergeant. She’s just more controlling with what I’m eating, how much I’m eating and she’s so strict with my diet sometimes that I think about cheating. I’m not proud of it. Dieting sucks.”

Ultimately, King underwent a vertical sleeve to minimise the size of his stomach which made it go “from the size of a basketball to the size of a racquetball” and made him eat less. With the help of the surgery, he went from 700 pounds to 631 pounds. Even after the surgery, he had to adhere to his strict routine for the next 4 years.

Casey King has documented his weight loss journey on social media

Over the last couple of years, King has even shared his weight loss journey with his followers on the social media platform Instagram. The fans have nothing but good things to say about Casey and his weight loss transformation. 

Soon after, Casey ended his unemployment streak and he has been working at Home Depot for the past three years, with the job that helps him to stay active.

In November 2021, King took to his Instagram page to drop a post on the occasion of his 37th birthday. At that time, his weight lowered to 255 pounds. He started by writing, “#happy birthday to #me #saturday I turned 37 and #tbh I’ve never felt better about my status in #life.”

Casey went on to say, “I’m the healthiest I’ve been since #highschool I’m the happiest I’ve been since #forever and I don’t know if I’ve ever felt more or #loved myself more. 5 pounds away from a weight I never really considered imaginable, I never saw even possible.”

He also offered a token of thanks to his fans for their love and support. He further added, “#Thanks for the love #thanks for the support, I #appreciate you all and wouldn’t be where I am without you. Take care of yourselves and each other. I’ll see you when I see you.”

What are the tips and tricks used by Casey King to achieve his weight loss transformation?

The inspiring star has posted an Instagram highlight reel that consists of all the weight-loss tips for anyone who might need advice. It features points like drinking water all day and avoiding sugary drinks.

Casey also stated that he focuses on consuming protein that isn’t fried or topped with high-sugar marinades as a key part of his diet. He told his followers, “Finding healthy choices is not that bad. It’s not that difficult. You just gotta be smart.”

King continued, “Be as active as you possibly can. Put activity into everything. Find something that you’re interested in to be active. I got into hiking, and I’ve always liked running, so I do those kind of things. Do whatever works for you.”

Right now, the reality TV star is down to 250 pounds. He wants to lose 25 pounds more. Apart from this, he also wants to undergo surgery to get rid of excess skin hanging from his stomach, chest and arms. A friend of Casey’s has also made a GoFundMe page to raise money for the procedure. The fundraiser has already surpassed its goal of $15,000 and raised nearly $19,000.

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Meenal Mehta
Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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