Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition “Jacqui” Season 2 Episode 2 airs SUNDAY, JUNE 10 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Episode Synopsis: Excited to start a family with her loving and supportive husband, 29-year-old Jacqui is crushed when she learns she has an infertility condition aggravated by her 355 pound frame. With help from trainer and transformation specialist Chris Powell, the West Palm Beach, Florida resident goes beyond everyone’s expectations, turning things around and reclaiming her life and body, rebuilding her self-confidence and rediscovering her love of singing along the way.
Six months in, Chris challenges Jacqui to complete a 100-kilometer bike ride through the hills of Ireland, a feat she never dreamed of possibly accomplishing, on “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition,” SUNDAY, JUNE 10 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Show Summary: The hit series “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” returns for Season 2 as Chris Powell documents the amazing makeover of eight courageous, “super obese” people who, in an unprecedented 365 days, set out to safely lose half of their body weight, ultimately revealing an amazing metamorphosis. In each of the eight stand-alone, two-hour episodes, the participants, whose ages range from 19 to 50 years, undergo a transformation not only of their bodies, but of who they are as individuals.
The upcoming season is filled with remarkable and eye-opening changes, including one participant who loses a staggering 142 pounds in the first 90 days, while still another will lose a grand total of 281 pounds over the year. In a show of support, one participant’s family challenge themselves to lose 500 pounds together. In 2012 Chris Powell became a bestselling author when his Hyperion book, Choose to Lose, hit No. 2 on the New York Times bestseller list.