June 28, 2004
Dr. Phil intervenes on the behalf of his guests who are desperate to save the life of an obese family member.
"There Is No Hope"
Joell weighs 611 pounds and relies on others for everything. She feels helpless, worthless and hopeless, and wonders if things would be better if she were no longer around. "Help is on the way," Dr. Phil tells Joell.
Thirteen-year-old Ashley is worried her grandmother will die because of her weight, and she's desperate for Dr. Phil to help Virginia get real about her weight problem.
Can they convince Virginia to change her life?