Eric says he weighs nearly 700 lbs. and is desperate to lose weight. He was given the opportunity to work with nutritionist, personal trainer and wellness coach, Robert Reames when he first appeared on Dr. Phil in 2016, but after 10 months, the pair parted ways.

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Eric claims he didn’t feel as though Robert cared about him, and Robert claims that Eric made excuses and didn’t want to learn.

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On Thursday’s episode, Dr. Phil introduces Eric to David, another returning guest who, when he last appeared on Dr. Phil in 2019, weighed in at 656 lbs. Watch: Losing 400 Lbs., Gaining it All Back and More

David says he, too, has struggled to lose weight and keep it off, but with Robert’s help, David says he is currently down about 100 lbs.

“The decisions you make right now are going to affect your future,” says David in the video above. Then he advises Eric to “Get your crap together and get to work.”

Is Eric ready to take David’s advice?

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Today’s Takeaway: Small Changes Add Up

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