Christina Phillips of My 600-Lb. Life had one of the most memorable transformations on the show. When she was in her early 20s, she received bariatric surgery to help her lose weight. But after that, she sadly developed anorexia and became dangerously thin. Since then, she’s managed to find a positive balance and is now healthy and living her best life.
However, many people online leave harsh words for Christina. But she’s standing firm and clapping back. Keep reading to see what she had to say.
TLC’s Christina Phillips has a message for internet trolls
Christina Phillips just gave birth at the beginning of September. Most of her followers agree that she looks absolutely amazing for someone who just gave birth. However, it seems like the My 600-Lb. Life star has been getting a lot of grief from haters. And she isn’t going to stand for that.
“Two weeks postpartum and feeling like myself again!” Christina captioned her Instagram post. “A lot of people had negative things to say when I posted both pictures of me during this last pregnancy. A lot of people also don’t know or understand what lymphedema and lipedema are. I unfortunately have both of them. I swelled up a lot during my pregnancy but not once did any of my drs have a negative thing to say about my weight. I’m willing to bet you wouldn’t have said such things to any other pregnant person.”
The TLC personality went on to say that people often say rude things to her due to her appearance on My 600-Lb. Life. However, she knows now that she’s worth so much more than just a number on a scale.
“I’m more than my weight. That number on the scale doesn’t define me as a person and definitely doesn’t define my worth. It’s been over 9 years and two babies since my surgery and I’ve done a good job at maintaining my weight. I made up my mind at 22 years old to make a change and I’ve done pretty damn well at sticking to it. So please, keep your unwanted opinions to yourself from now on. I’m happy with the skin I’m in and that’s all that matters,” she concluded.
Online followers shower the TLC personality with uplifting messages
The good news is that Christina Phillips also has many helpful followers who want to see her succeed. She received many positive and uplifting comments from fans in her most recent post.
“Ya look good mama 👏 Congratulations on the new bundle of joy!” one follower wrote.“You’re awesome. Anyone who says sh** like that has their own issues. Congratulations on your new baby! ❤️😍” another follower added.
What do you think about Christina’s postpartum photos? Leave your own ideas in the comments below. Stay tuned for more My 600-Lb. Life news and updates!
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