Who Can Change?

At nearly 700 pounds, the first thing people notice about Pauline, 48, is her size, which has earned her the Guinness World Record title of heaviest living woman. But Pauline is also a mother, daughter and friend with hopes and dreams of a better life for herself and her 18-year-old son and caregiver, Dillon. Can Dr. Phil help her get her life on track?

The Woman Behind the Title

At her current size, Pauline's mobility is severely challenged. How does she function at her weight? Find out what she calls the real reason for her weight gain, and follow her on her 400-mile trip to the Dr. Phil show.

“I don't know why I did this to myself.”

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A Son's Sacrifice

Hear what Dillon has to say about his mother's weight in a one-on-one interview with Dr. Phil. How does her disability impact his life?

Is he following in her footsteps?

The Ex Factor

Pauline’s ex-husband, Alex, says he loved Pauline despite her weight, but it wasn’t enough to save their relationship. Where does he say it went wrong?

"When I was intimate with Pauline, it was the best sex I ever had."

Saving Pauline
Ruby, the star of the Style Network show of the same name, says she once weighed 700 pounds and has lost 400. She offers Pauline words of encouragement. Plus, medical experts reveal Pauline's shocking health condition and offer practical solutions. Is she ready to take her life back?

"Statistically, your life span is going to be shortened by 10 to 15 years.”