Will's weight gain turned into heartbreak when the love of his life abruptly ended their relationship. To get back his confidence, he wants to show off his new attitude and body to his ex.
Ashley loses herself in romance novels to escape her hypercritical mother. She's ready to put down her books and face life with a newfound confidence.
Considered the D.U.F.F (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) among her friends, Stephanie lost her confidence and is self-conscience around her peers. She hopes to get revenge on her ex-best friend who hurt her with her words in the past.
In an attempt to save their relationship, Sam and Nicole try to lose weight together and prove their commitment to each other.
To stand up to his taunting athletic father, Dexter wants to get back into the shape he was when he was a college football player.
After losing both her parents at a young age, Jill coped with her loss through food. A lifetime athlete, she managed to lose the weight until a tragic incident in college set her back and caused the pounds to add on. Her biggest supporter has been her sister, the most important person in her life.
A recent transplant to America from New Delhi India, Sukhda is a spoiled rich girl who hates to walk anywhere. She wants to prove to herself, her friends and her mother that she can win the battle of the bulge.
Jessy gained over 50 pounds after kicking her drug habit and hopes to lose weight to begin a new relationship with her critical mother.
After suffering the loss of her father, Lauren turned to food for comfort. Her brother became the father figure in her life as well as her harshest critic. With her upcoming wedding, she not only wants to feel confident in her dress but also wipe the slate clean with her brother, who has hindered her self-assurance.
Tiffany's pending divorce has turned her world upside down. In the quest to rebuild her life, she wants her soon-to-be ex-husband to see exactly who he left behind.
Food in Jamie's life made up for the father who was never present. She wants to take a step in transforming herself for her kids and a love interest she calls "Shorty Doo Wop."
Ranella's singing career came to a halt after she gained weight, and it made her feel like she was a huge disappointment to her mother. She wants to prove that not only can she hit a high note but can also reach a new heights in self-confidence.
At 16, Brittany became a single mother who masked her pain with food. She hopes to lose weight and confront her child's father.
Gabriela emotionally eats to cope with her ex-fiancé's cheating. She is determined to lose the weight to face her ex and be a healthier role model for her daughter.
An opera singer, Anjelica's weight gain resulted in her getting typecast in minor roles. She wants to face her harshest critics: her mother, aunt and grandmother.