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‘My 600-Lb. Life’ Lucas Higdon 2021 Update: Where Is He Now?

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My 600-Lb. Life introduces us to a man named Lucas Higdon during tonight’s all-new episode and viewers are already wondering if there is a 2021 update on his weight loss progress and where he is now.

Warning: Spoilers ahead.

My 600-Lb. Life: Meet Lucas

During tonight’s episode, My 600-Lb. Life viewers are introduced to Lucas Higdon. Lucas is 33-years-old. Initially, he admits he has no idea what his current weight is. He resides on his family compound in Conroe, Texas. Speaking to his sister Maegen, Lucas admits it’s been years since he’s stepped on a scale. So, he had no idea how much he weighed. When Lucas Higdon finally weighs in for the first time during the episode, the scale reads 619 pounds.

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Lucas – ‘My 600-Lb. Life’

Dr. Now is pretty quick to come for his sister hard. Speaking to the camera in the hall, Dr. Now speculates the family enables Lucas even if they don’t realize they are doing so. Dr. Now believes Maegen enjoys having her brother as a babysitter and a homeschool teacher. So, she isn’t super motivated to help him make changes to his current lifestyle.

As the episode progresses, Maegen seemingly confirms Dr. Now’s fears when she admits her brother is losing weight “too fast” for her own comfort. She continues to explain him losing so much weight is going to force her to look elsewhere for a babysitter and homeschool teacher. Maegen admits she wants her brother to lose weight because it means he’ll live longer. But, she doesn’t think she’ll find someone else who is as great with her kids.

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Lucas’ Sister Maegen

Lucas Higdon 2021 Update: Where Is He Now?

Tonight’s episode of My 600-Lb. Life is a pretty happy one. Lucas Higdon admits he is in a bad place with his weight. But, he doesn’t seem to let it stop him from getting up and moving around. Despite his weight, he is still able to do things such as taking care of two children and going grocery shopping. Lucas Higdon is able to meet his weight loss goals every step of the way with Dr. Now. Dr. Now admits Lucas should be losing a bit more than he’s losing, but he’s happy with the results overall. After a few visits and some dropped weight, Dr. Now approves him for weight loss surgery.

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Lucas grocery shopping – ‘My 600-Lb. Life’

By the end of the episode, Lucas drops 218 pounds. He has reached a place where he can get a real job out of the house again. And, he’s driving himself around. Considering how great his episode was and how committed he was to losing weight… My 600-Lb. Life viewers really want a 2021 update on him. Where is Lucas Higdon now?

After some deep diving, we discussed Lucas does have a Facebook page. Unfortunately, he doesn’t have much in the way of public posts. He did update his profile picture back in October. He is wearing the same ski hat in the photo that he wore in much of his episode. His face looks much slimmer in the updated profile picture suggesting — as of October — he was still on track with his weight loss.

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Lucas Higdon – ‘My 600-Lb. Life’ – TLC

If that profile pic was snapped toward the end of filming and he’s stayed on track, fans can speculate he’s lost anywhere from 60-90 pounds since filming concluded. So, Lucas Higdon likely weighs somewhere between 310 and 340 at this point in his weight loss journey. His profile suggests he also make have picked up a job as a grocery delivery driver again.

What did you think of Lucas Higdon’s story? Are you happy with his 2021 update on where he is now? Share your thoughts with us in the comments. And, keep coming back for the latest My 600-Lb. Life news.

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5 Comments

  1. I really enjoyed watching Lucas’ story. He seemed very sincere about losing the weight. From the picture posted he does look like he has dropped more weight. I hope that he stays on track with his weight loss. Hang in there Lucas.

  2. Awesome work keep it up so you got approved for the surgery 👍 never give up you have a wonderful spirit many blessings Ahead
    Marie

  3. I was in complete awe!! His heart felt sentiment of what his goals were/are in life. God Bless his sister for being so supportive

  4. I believe the Lucas episode to be one of my favourite episodes. He was determined from the start to change his life and lose the burden of his excess weight, and he went full force into his weight-loss journey. He made no excuses and although always a few pounds short of his goal, he continued on and didn’t give up. I would love to see him at his goal weight in a year or so and see what he is doing with his life now. Great guy and great outcome.

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