Too Fat for 15: Fighting Back

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    The new docu-series chronicles a group of obese teens at weight-loss boarding school, Wellspring Academy in North Carolina. Viewers will follow the emotional stories of five obese young people attempting to shed hundreds of life-threatening pounds, and be given a look at the real struggle behind the nation's childhood obesity crisis and find hope in the true stories of five kids determined to get to a healthy weight.moreless
  • Tanisha's Amazing Transformation

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    S 2 : Ep 18 - 12/21/11

    Tanisha has finished working at Wellspring Pennsylvania and is now on her way to college in California. En route she decides to stop off at Wellspring North Carolina one final time to say goodbye and to reminisce with her friend and former coach, Nicole, about her time at the camp, including when she first arrived on campus 18 months ago weighing in at 510 pounds. As Tanisha visits her old dorm for the final time she vows never to return to the person she was when she arrived at Wellspring.moreless
  • No Place Like Home

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    S 2 : Ep 17 - 12/14/11

    The students face the ultimate test as they are forced to motivate themselves outside the regimented world of Wellspring. Carsyn is ready to abandon her former routine in favor of her own modified "Carsyn Plan," but will it be enough to deter temptations at her new restaurant job and while she's away at college? Ashley also feels confident that she can handle a three week road trip, but instructors worry that her cockiness will backfire on her. Meanwhile, Tanisha continues her Wellspring journey, but this time, she's taking on the role of program coach rather than student. However, taking on the extra responsibility proves a bit challenging.moreless
  • The Weight Is Over

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    S 2 : Ep 16 - 12/7/11

    As the semester comes to a close, the students reflect on their long journey at Wellspring. Some students will head off to summer camp during the break, while the seniors gear up for high school graduation. While the students are excited to show off their weight loss, they're also anxious about maintaining their weight loss program without the support they had at Wellspring. But before they go, they must complete their final timed-mile runs and have their final weight and body measurements recorded. Meanwhile, Carsyn, Hayley and Tanisha are in the running for senior valedictorian.moreless
  • Picture Perfect?

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    S 2 : Ep 15 - 11/30/11

    Another group of campers arrive on campus, and the students can't help but to compare their bodies to the thin teens. The coaches decide to hold therapeutic body image sessions to help the students' self-esteem, and Coach Heather takes the girls to a professional photographer to teach them about the common practice of photo alterations in the industry. But will her plan backfire when the students see just how much their own pictures have to be manipulated in order to erase all of their flaws? Plus, see why Ashley is furious and why Carsyn feels like she just can't catch a break.moreless
  • Into the Wild

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    S 2 : Ep 14 - 11/23/11

    The campers are not amused when Coach Jessie announces they will be spending the next two days out in the wilderness. This trip is far from a vacation for the students, as they learn what it's like to truly work for their food. See them learn to set up tents, light fires without matches, clean trout and cook over a fire! In the end, the students learn how to stay on their eating plans while away from school.moreless
  • Queens of the Road

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    S 2 : Ep 13 - 11/16/11

    When spring break arrives, the students are excited to go off campus and visit their families--but Ashley feels left out when she realizes her parents can't afford for her to make the trip home. Meanwhile, Coach Nicole proposes she take Carsyn, Tanisha and Hayley on a road trip to survey East Coast colleges and helps the girls make up their minds on which universities might fit their lifestyles after they finish their time at Wellspring.moreless
  • Anger Ball

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    S 2 : Ep 12 - 11/9/11

    The students are given the opportunity to participate in a local dodgeball tournament where they can release all of their anger and any built up frustration, as well as enjoy a healthy and positive workout activity. Surprisingly, the coaches actually have to limit the number of available spaces, because they have too many kids volunteering to go, disappointing some who wanted to participate. Meanwhile, the boys and girls are split into separate group sessions to discuss ways to channel their anger. Plus, the majority of the students experience a good week in their weight loss goals.moreless
  • Family Feuds

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    S 2 : Ep 11 - 11/2/11

    The students get a chance to go home for spring break but many have issues they'd like to hash out with their parents. Carsyn feels she'll be ready to move out of the house and live on her own while attending college after her last semester at Wellspring, but convincing her mom and dad is another story. Meanwhile, Hayley and Sasha find ways to talk to their families about being supportive while they're eating on program. Plus, Ashley gets upset when her parents aren't able to visit, so she acts out and ends up breaking school rules, and Tanisha reaches a milestone in her weight loss journey when she trains to run a 5k.moreless
  • Crashing the Dance

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    S 2 : Ep 10 - 10/26/11

    A few of the Wellspring students are allowed off campus to participate in a twelve-hour dance marathon at a local college. Not only do they have to contend with the struggle of staying up all night, but they're confronted with food temptations. Although they're being supervised by the Wellspring staff, not everyone remains on program. Find out who takes a step back. Plus, Carsyn, Tanisha and Hayley go off campus for a college art appreciation course, and Carsyn goes job hunting in an effort to be independent from her parents.moreless
  • Back to Reality

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    S 2 : Ep 9 - 10/19/11

    Wellspring Academy students Tanisha, Hayley, Carsyn, Sasha and others return to campus after winter break to continue their ongoing battle against childhood obesity. But before they can even begin to get settled back in, their first dreaded task is the semester's first weigh-in. Meanwhile, new students Ashley and Caroline enroll for their first semester away from home--and both have huge obstacles to overcome. Plus, Tanisha experiences a tragedy on campus which could throw her entire journey off track.moreless
  • Sticks and Stones

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    S 2 : Ep 8 - 4/25/11

  • The Food Hangover

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    S 2 : Ep 7 - 4/18/11

  • Feast or Famine

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    S 2 : Ep 6 - 4/11/11

  • Fear and Candy

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    S 2 : Ep 5 - 4/4/11

  • Parental Advisory

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    S 2 : Ep 4 - 3/28/11

  • Pushed to the Limit

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    S 2 : Ep 3 - 3/21/11

  • The Battlefield

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    S 2 : Ep 2 - 3/14/11

  • No Weigh Out

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    S 2 : Ep 1 - 3/7/11

  • What Happens Next

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    S 1 : Ep 8 - 10/4/10

    Three months after leaving Wellspring, the students struggle to stay on track with the program, so the camp's counselors surprise them at their homes to check on their progress. When Nicole visits Tanisha, she's proud to see that she has kept up her diet and daily exercise, but becomes concerned when she finds out Tanisha's family isn't on board with her healthy eating habits. Can she convince Tanisha's mom to give up her fatty favorites for healthier options? After two months at summer camp, Emily continues to lose weight, but grows tired of being away from home. Scotty's parents are shocked when they discover how much weight he's gained since being back. During his visit, Coach John puts Scotty and his family through a rigorous exercise routine. Will it motivate him to finally get back on track?moreless
  • Trouble At Home

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    S 1 : Ep 7 - 9/27/10

    As the school year comes to an end, it's time for the students to graduate and say goodbye to the Wellspring staff and their peers. After a week back at home, the students realize the same challenges and temptations are there--but who has the willpower to stay on track? Tanisha proves her commitment by sticking to her diet and exercise program, but her family has a hard time adapting to her healthier eating habits. Can she continue to succeed even though she's surrounded by temptation? Emily and Scotty both struggle to keep bad foods at bay, and Terrina falls back into old behaviors now that she's living on her own. Finally, after a month, the students weigh-in to see how their weight has fluctuated since leaving camp.moreless
  • Mayhem and Meltdowns

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    S 1 : Ep 6 - 9/20/10

    With only two weeks to go until they head home, the students start to rebel as they face the pressure of their final weigh-in. The counselors also discover that some students have been sabotaging their weight loss by stealing boxes of cookies and candy from the pantry Wellspring is sharing with a summer camp. As the staff loses control, they take the students rock climbing and force them to face their fears. Meanwhile, Scotty's parents are saddened to hear about his lack of motivation, and Terrina's temper gets the best of her when she is involved in a fight with another student. Finally, the students see how much progress they've made over the school year as they take part in a final weigh-in.moreless
  • The Breaking Point

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    S 1 : Ep 5 - 9/13/10

    After a challenging four months at Wellspring, the students are nearing the end of the program and face not only having to learn to eat off campus but enduring the dreaded Gauntlet. Is sheer determination enough to power the teens through this final challenge--or will some of them be pushed to their breaking point?moreless
  • Spring Breakout

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    S 1 : Ep 4 - 8/30/10

    Wellspring students face their most difficult challenge yet as they struggle to stick with the program while at home for Spring Break. Scotty's laziness continues to be a cause for concern as he misses more classes. Terrina's attitude problem threatens her chance for success, and she reveals the impact of the deep-rooted problems she has with her mother. At home, Emily shows her family how to eat healthier, and Tanisha proves to be setting a positive example for her mom and grandma as she maintains her diet and exercise regime. When the kids return to camp, they're shocked when they're subjected to a surprise weigh-in, and prepare themselves to take part in a 5k run at Western Carolina University.moreless
  • Parents Weekend

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    S 1 : Ep 3 - 8/23/10

    The students are excited to see their families for the first time since being at Wellspring Academy, but only those who have earned the privilege get to leave campus and go home for the weekend. Since he has yet to move forward in the program, Scotty is upset that he isn't able to go off-campus with his family and begs his mom to take him home. Emily's parents are surprised to see how much her attitude has changed and Tanisha's family is blown away by how active she has become since she started. But will they be able to maintain their progress when they are back in their old environments? See if old habits die hard as the students struggle to stay on the program away from Wellspring. Also, Terrina gets reprimanded for abusing her off-campus privileges and reveals the real reason behind her weight gain.moreless
  • Smells Like Teen Angst

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    S 1 : Ep 2 - 8/16/10

    As the weeks progress, Scotty, Tanisha, Emily and Terinna continue on their journey towards a healthier lifestyle and push themselves to stick with the weight-loss program. Emily is feeling less homesick and more optimistic about being at the Academy, while Tanisha continues to power through her challenges and attempts to walk her first timed mile. But after she slips and falls, she causes a scare when she complains of abdominal pain. Could this injury sideline her for the rest of the semester? Also, Terinna goes home for the weekend and struggles to stick with her diet and exercise program, while Scotty gets into a fight when his roommate holds him back from moving forward in the program.moreless
  • The School of Last Resort

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    S 1 : Ep 1 - 8/9/10

    Wellspring Academy of the Carolinas is a residential school for overweight teens and young adults. Students enroll full-time to maintain their academics while losing weight and getting healthy. Thirteen year-old Scotty Basso has lost all self-confidence and is ready to change his life. Will joining the Academy give him the guidance he needs to lose more than 50 pounds? Scotty's peer Tanisha is morbidly obese at over 510 pounds. Not only is her weight threatening her life, but her size is a major insurance risk for the school. Tanisha says goodbye to her friends and family to get her health back on track. Will the progressive weight loss school provide the tools these students need to lose weight and grow up to be happy and healthy? Find out as the students of "Too Fat for 15: Fighting Back" struggle to be teens while dealing with their weight problems.moreless
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