11/08 Episode Preview: The Swan 2
Hometown: La Center, WA
Erica is a 24 year old sales rep from La Center, Washington. She has suffered a lifetime of weight gain an loss-at one stage reaching over 240lbs. Her body shows the ravages of these massive fluctuations, with excess sagging skin on much of her body. Growing up, Erica was teased a lot and as a result has extremely low self esteem. Erica wants to show other young women with weight issues and poor self image, that they too, can not only survive but also thrive.
Hometown: Silverdale, WA
Christina is a 30 year old mother of an 8 year old girl. Her husband is in the Navy and works on a submarine. Christina is part of a wives club devoted to women whose husbands are employed on submarines. She has a troubled past and is insecure about her looks. She hopes to pass on positive traits and high self esteem to her daughter.