Neil and Jennie Bakewell -- a very aptly named British couple -- had eaten so well that they couldn't sleep together, let alone get nude with each other. Before they called a halt to their very conspicuous consumption, their combined weight was an unbelievable 924 pounds, according to this story in the Sun.
This put a considerable crimp in their romance -- the two hadn't been able to enjoy connubial bliss for five years, and even without any action, six beds had busted under them.
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But that changed when the Bakewells applied to England's National Health Services for gastric bypass surgery; both were accepted and had the surgery within six months. Neil was in such bad health that he couldn't walk more than a few yards without panting, and his doctor had told him that he had, at most, five years to live. The two had tried to diet, signing up for weight-loss clinics and even hiring a personal chef and trainer, but none of those tactics worked.
The surgery did. Their loss has also been their gain, with a resurrected love life now that Neil is down to 322 pounds and Jennie a svelte 196.
Talk about big love!