Tammy Slaton was at 717 lbs earlier this year.

Tammy achieved her goal weight for her Bariatric surgery.

She said she didn’t want to disappoint her family and friends.

Tammy went 16 lbs lower than the required 550 lbs weight for surgery.

She said she was thrilled about her progress.

Amanda Slaton said Tammy would hopefully be on her way to surgery soon.

Tammy wanted to get her surgery “over with.”

Tammy was hospitalized earlier this year.

She stopped breathing and had to be given a tracheotomy.