The first four weeks of Miggy Cancel‘s time on the Biggest Loser ranch she came across as almost cold, stoic and reserved. She and her daughter Migdalia Sebren seemed to draw in to one another and away from the process surrounding them. However, when Migdalia was eliminated in week four, a change occurred in Miggy that did not go unnoticed by fans. Miggy says her world fell apart when her daughter left the ranch, but she decided to move on and start new if she had any intentions of staying on the ranch.
The night of Migdalia’s elimination, Miggy was rushed to the hospital, where she would undergo emergency surgery for an appendectomy and removal of a cyst and mass. In the spirit of doing whatever was necessary to stay, and with Dr. Huizenga‘s orders to do nothing more than walked, she walked. Miggy walked dozens of miles each day immediately following her surgery; we also for the first time got to see her bright smile and laugh. Miggy was in it to win it. Read Full Post >
While only on the ranch a brief four weeks, Migdalia Sebren gladly walked out its doors in the week four episode of Biggest Loser. After a tumultuous week three in which she and Jillian Michaels nearly came to blows over Migdalia’s refusal to open up and work the process, Migdalia was clearly ready to continue her journey on her own at home. As she and her mom and teammate, Miggy Cancel, fell below the yellow line, Migdalia urged her fellow contestants to send her home to be with her husband, who has since shipped out to Afghanistan, and her two young children.
Migdalia spoke to us about how she finally reached that emotional breakthrough on her own and how she and her children are enjoying this healthy lifestyle process together.
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