Time for a Change

This article originally appeared on People.com.

Mama June Shannon of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo — famous for raising pageant princess Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson and dishing out plates of “sketti” (a.k.a. spaghetti noodles topped with heaps of butter and liberal squirts of ketchup) — decided she was ready to drop some pounds and get her health in check. With the wedding of her cheating ex, Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson, coming up, the 37-year-old reality star underwent a series of weight loss and plastic surgeries, documenting the process in a WEtv series, Mama June: From Not to Hot. The first of the seven one-hour episodes saw Mama June being wheeled into surgery. “I’m going to look completely different,” she promised. But “I’m scared, too.”