Alicia Kirgan – My 600 lb Life, Tim Carter, Update

Alicia Kirgan and Tim Carter appear on episode 4 of My 600 lb Life‘s sixth season.  Alicia is from Madison, Illinois and weighs 622 pounds.  She has difficulties standing in the shower and has to take breaks.  She doesn’t want to ask her boyfriend, Tim for help because she’s too embarrassed.  When the couple first met, Tim was addicted to drugs.


Tim overcame his drug addiction but now Alicia is struggling with an addiction to food.  Tim is getting frustrated with Alicia and says that she doesn’t want to do anything but watch TV and eat.  The couple drives from Illinois to Houston to see Dr. Nowzaradan.  The trip is difficult for Alicia and she’s relieved when they arrive at their hotel.

Alicia Kirgan Tim Carter My 600 lb Life
Alicia Kirgan Tim Carter My 600 lb Life

The screenshot below shows Kirgan’s LinkedIn page.  She’s listed as a Night Supervisor at Omni Hotels and Resorts but the next line reveals that she’s unemployed, looking for opportunity.

Alicia Kirgan LinkedIn
Alicia Kirgan LinkedIn

Like many of the individuals on My 600 lb Life, Alicia’s upbringing was chaotic.  She was raised by her grandmother because her parents were always fighting.  Alicia’s father was addicted to alcohol.  Kirgan explains that her grandmother would give her food to make her feel better about her parents.  Alicia explains that food helped her cope but then her grandmother passed away, and Alicia’s life fell apart.

Alicia Kirgan My 600 lb Life
Alicia Kirgan My 600 lb Life
Alicia’s grandmother taught her that food was the solution to her problems.  When her grandmother died, Alicia tried to use food to heal her pain.
Alicia Kirgan My 600 lb Life
Alicia Kirgan My 600 lb Life

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