Season 11 Episode 9
Location: Prescott Valley, Arizona
What’s memorable: The karaoke, the dudes at the bars, how ridiculous and foolish she is when she’s drunk, how amazing and beautiful she could be if she were sober.
Official Synopsis: Now 40, Julie has often turned to food and alcohol to find comfort in tough times. She had gastric bypass surgery when her weight ballooned, but now she spends her son’s child support money on beer and 90-proof peppermint schnapps. She has a failing liver and constant blackouts, often waking up in strangers’ beds. Julie needs an intervention before she loses her family–and her life.
Original Air Date: February 2012