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World’s Fattest Woman Loses 36 Stone, Reveals New Body

by : UNILAD on : 19 Oct 2015 20:24
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One woman who was left bed-bound for five years has lost an incredible 36 stone.

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Catrina Raiford, 38, was formerly the fattest woman in the world, and was heavier than a small car, weighing in at 500lbs.

She gained weight after suffering sexual abuse as a child, and seeking comfort in food.

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She now claims to feel like a new woman, and says that she plans to lose more weight, along with the ten stone of excess skin currently left on her body.

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Catrina lost the weight though a strict diet, only eating meat, fruit and veg in a day, cutting out the calorific treats altogether.

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Catrina, who lives in Tampa, Florida, said:

I’m so much happier now and feel so confident.

I was in bed for so long that now I’ve lost the weight I just want to be free.

I love running around, going to the gym three or four times a week and keeping fit.

I’ve just been diagnosed with cellulitis (an infection of the skin) after injuring my leg at the gym.

Doctors say that I need to lose weight to stop injuring myself and having complications, but this heavy skin makes it so hard.

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She claimed that the excess skin is weighing her down, and making her existing medical issues worse – and keeping her bed ridden at times.

The 38-year-old has now set up a GoFundMe page to raise the $10,000 needed for plastic surgery to remove the skin.

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