Born and raised in Southern California, Shannon Beador joined the cast in season nine bringing her unflinching honesty and unconventional ways. This season finds Shannon in a new home raising her three teenage daughters as she navigates finalizing her divorce and finding herself once again. She takes a big step trying to remove her wedding ring after 17 years and explores being single in the dating world. Still determined to lose the weight, Shannon refocuses her energy on getting into shape but is sidelined after an injury. Shannon rethinks her dream of opening a restaurant after working with QVC to launch a line of her own low-calorie recipes.