Now in its third season, “Surviving & Thriving” is our Emmy-nominated show that shines a spotlight on those who show us what’s possible in the face of hardships. Meet some of the men and women who are proving that when life knocks us down, having real hope can make all the difference in the world.
In this episode of “Surviving & Thriving,” meet a woman who lost more than 300 pounds — without surgery — and a woman who was on her deathbed until a stranger stepped in to help from across the country.
Cheryl Faulk weighed 475 pounds and her obesity was slowly killing her. She was diabetic, had lost vision in one eye, suffered a cardiac event and endured multiple orthopedic operations. Then her son said something that changed her life forever. See how she lost the weight, without surgery, and at 60 is healthier and happier than ever.