During the 1000-Lb. Sisters Season 4 Premiere Tammy Slaton makes a shocking request of her brother Chris Combs. Talking to the cameras during a confessional, Chris admits the request just didn’t sound like something his sister would say or ask for. But, he considered himself to be a good brother and he was happy to do it. What was this shocking request that Tammy made of her brother? Keep reading for the spoilers.
Warning: Spoilers for the 1000-Lb. Sisters Season 4 Premiere ahead!
Tammy Slaton makes shocking request of brother Chris Combs
About 75 percent of the way through the Season 4 Premiere of 1000-Lb. Sisters, Amanda and Chris make the trip to see Tammy at the rehab center she is currently living in. Chris and Amanda admit it had been over a month since the last time they saw their sister. So, they didn’t really know what to expect. Amanda was bracing herself as she went in blind. Chris tells the camera he gets through life by expecting the worst and hoping for the best.
1000-Lb. Sisters viewers agree the visit was a little anti-climatic as Tammy appeared to be half-asleep in the bed when her siblings first entered the room. Likewise, she never seemed to pep up or act like she was that excited to see Amanda and Chris.
Amanda asks her sister Tammy if she’s ready to make a change in her life because SHE wants the change as opposed to doing it because other people are pressuring her. Tammy reassures her siblings she isn’t the same person anymore and she doesn’t want to die.
Chris Combs leaves the room and heads to the nurses’ station where he presents a nurse with flowers. He explains that Tammy had called him and asked if he would get flowers to give to the nurses that had been taking care of her. Speaking to the camera, Chris admits it was a shocking and unexpected request. Typically, Tammy Slaton is aggressive and rude to medical professionals trying to help her. There were even rumors she got tossed from a previous facility for slapping a nurse.
Chris said it was a bit out of character for her to want to give the nurses a gift for helping her.
The nurses give him some hope
Chris Combs speculates that Tammy Slaton wanting to give her nurses a gift for taking care of her gave him hope that this time might be different. Likewise, he also found it reassuring that the nurses admitted they actually enjoyed working with her and considered her to be an inspiration for some of their other patients.
Was Tammy Slaton finally on the path to be a better and healthier person?
New episodes of 1000-Lb. Sisters air on Tuesdays only on TLC.
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