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'Extreme Weight Loss': Former National Shot-Put Champion

A former champion athlete faced the hardest challenge of her life on the latest episode of " Extreme Weight Loss ." Cassandra was, at one time, the national champion in shot put. After college, though, she admitted that she turned to food as an emotional release. Since then -- and Cassandra was now 45 years old -- she'd gained almost 200 pounds, weighing in at 364 pounds. The weight gain really got out of control after the failure of her marriage. Cassandra said she became a hermit. But it was time, and she was ready to change all of that.   Read More... //feeds.huffingtonpost.com/~r/HP/Entertainment/~3/0Lcfn4VMFI4/extreme-weight-loss-former-national-shot-put-champion-video_n_3826959.html