This Father Would Sneak Into His Daughter’s Bedroom Just to Check If She Was Alive, But Why?

Technology on social media, movies and magazines have created a different perception of how people especially women look nowadays. Flaws and even bodily imperfections can be digitally altered. Cellulite, pockets of fat, a slightly chubby face can easily be remastered to show the perfect look which actually isn’t in reality. Today an image is so very important but you’ll be surprised to know what sort of image do celebrities and stars portray without their makeup, some are virtually unrecognizable. It is such demands of today’s society that has made several teenagers and women worldwide conscious of their images.

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1A young 14-year-old girl and her struggle with anorexia and body dysmorphia

It is in relation to such concepts that one family struggled with the suffering of their daughter Gemma who suffered years and fought a battle with anorexia. She struggled with her body image but finally pulled through because of family support. Her father would sneak into her room every night just to check if she was breathing or not because doctors felt she wouldn’t live.

Girl struggle with anorexia

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2Gemma Walker is from Australia and suffered a severe case of both anorexia and Bulimia

Gemma Walker is from Australia. She had been suffering for years with anorexia and all her parents could do was to helplessly watch their daughter just wither away in front of their very eyes. Everyone knows how dangerous anorexia can be and yet many don’t learn to avoid it all because of image issues.

Gemma Walker is from Australia

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3Anorexia is a dangerous condition if afflicting a young girl

Anorexia is a serious medical condition that makes you lose your appetite. To some extent, it is also an emotional disorder whose main problem is the obsessive urge to lose as much weight as possible. This happens to the point of becoming nauseous over food where even the slightest morsel makes you puke. It is a type of body dysmorphia.

Anorexia is a dangerous condition

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4A trying time for the entire family who supported her throughout

It was a harrowing time for the entire family who was under the most strenuous of circumstances to keep their daughter alive. Her father especially was distraught to the point of keeping his daughter alive. Steve would literally sneak into her room at night to check if she was breathing or not. You can see how different she is now.

Gemma-Walker before Anorexia

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