Story Of A Woman Who Suffered From Anorexia

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The story of a woman named Rachael Farrokh, who suffered from anorexia, spread like wildfire when she made a video and appealed people to help her fight against this dangerous disorder.

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that is likely to develop by itself. There are various psychological, environmental and other social causes that can make a person suffer from this serious condition and this is what happened to this woman.

Here, in this article, we are about to share the case in detail of Rachael Farrokh who has been suffering from anorexia and she weighed just 40 pounds!

Imagine the condition of a woman who was 5.7 inches tall and yet just weighed 40 pounds!

Check out the amazing recovery of the woman who suffered from this condition and hats off to her spirit. The good news is she is on the road to recovery now.

All this happened thanks to the support lent by the people who helped her for the pledge she had taken online.

How It Started...

Rachael Farrokh worked as a personal trainer in San Clemente, California. She had been a very active individual. Her husband claimed that she was battling anorexia nervosa for a decade now. Check out how beautiful she looks in this picture before her condition took over her.

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Her Condition Deteriorated...

Rachael Farrokh who weighed around 125 pounds started losing weight at a faster speed, and then started weighing somewhere around 40 pounds! That is the weight of a 5-year-old kid!


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Reality Striked

When she was being denied help from the hospitals and was asked to be by herself, she approached the social sites and pleaded the world to help her fight her condition, as she hardly had chances of survival.


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Her Only Support Was Her Husband...

Since Rachael was in a very bad condition, she could not even move and she needed constant attention. Her husband was her strength and he quit his job to take care of her.


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Help Poured In...

After her video went viral, where she had pleaded for help to fight her condition, she received enormous help from well-wishers and strangers who donated money for her treatment.


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She Has Been Motivated To Live Again...

The amount of love and care she got from strangers who wrote to her, even met her at the hospital and sent her cheques, made her feel more positive about life. She is currently on the road to recovery and nothing can stop her now.


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Her Current State...

She has been posting pictures and videos of her current state, while she is still recovering and is even thanking people who have been a part of her family now. This picture shows a healthy and better Rachael and we only wish she recovers completely as soon as possible!!


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Read more about: anorexia, diet, death
Story first published: Friday, September 23, 2016, 17:25 [IST]
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