She’s rising up so quick! Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson, 26, took to Instagram on Aug. 5 to indicate off her senior portraits as she prepares to enter her closing 12 months of highschool. The carousel of images (seen right here) exhibits a smiling Alana in a conventional black commencement drape in previews of the beautiful skilled snapshots and in a behind-the-scenes picture of her within the strategy of getting her image taken. Two different footage present Alana smiling vast as she represents her highschool in a black lengthy sleeve shirt that claims “SENIOR” on it paired with a white “WCHS” pleated tennis skirt. “senior 12 months!!” Alana enthusiastically captioned the attractive footage.
Senior 12 months isn’t the one massive occasion arising in Alana’s life. In July, she revealed she’s getting ready to endure weight reduction surgical procedure in hope of shedding 125 kilos to fulfill her objective weight of 150 kilos. The surgical procedure will happen shortly after Alana’s Aug. 28 birthday, on which she is going to flip 17. The precise process Alana is ready to get is a suture sculpt endoscopic sleeve, which is a “non-surgical outpatient process” that reduces the capability of the abdomen by 70 to 80 p.c with out having to bodily minimize the abdomen smaller.
Alana’s mom June “Mama June” Shannon, 42, who she has a really strained relationship with, mentioned she came upon about her daughter’s surgical procedure with the general public and was not utterly comfortable about her choice. “I’m supportive if that is one thing Alana needs to get, however I’d say she wants to attend till she’s 18 years previous,” the Mama June: Highway To Redemption star, who has beforehand had weight reduction surgical procedure herself, informed TMZ on July 27.
Alana herself has spoken about her personal hesitation relating to the surgical procedure, however in the end determined it’s one of the best choice for her. “I simply wanna be sure that that is truly one thing I wanna do earlier than I simply go and do it,” she informed Leisure Tonight about her thought course of. “I wanna be sure that it’s, like, not one thing that’s, like, gonna kill me. And I simply wanna be certain that it’s one thing I truly wanna do earlier than I am going and do it.”
The TLC actuality star then defined why the surgical procedure is in her greatest curiosity. “I do know for a truth I may get within the fitness center and I do know for a truth I may eating regimen and I do know for a truth I can do that to lose my weight,” she admitted. “I’ve tried. I’ll say I’ve tried, however the one factor with me is I’ve no motivation. I’ve no motivation to simply hold going to the fitness center day-after-day. I’ve no motivation to maintain maintaining a healthy diet as a result of, like, I’m gonna eat what I believe is nice.”
Supporting her by the beginning of senior 12 months and the surgical procedure is Alana’s 20-year-old boyfriend, Dralin Carswell. An individual near Alana EXCLUSIVELY revealed to HollywoodLife that Dralin can be getting the surgical procedure and can assist Alana alongside her new journey. “They’ve each been dropping pounds by altering their consuming habits and train and so they really feel this may assist them lose extra weight and hold it off,” they mentioned.