Married At First Sight star Elizabeth Sobinoff has spoken candidly about her long and difficult battle with chronic disease.
Speaking to ex-Big Brother star Garth Saville on his podcast, In the bath with Aunt Garth, the 29-year-old described her health problems as a “horror story”, explaining that her condition was so severe that she could not even work.
“Before continuing Married at First Sight, I hadn’t worked for over a decade. I was on a disability pension because I had the wrong diagnosis and everything, ”she said.
‘I was on disability pension’: Elizabeth Sobinoff of Married At First Sight (pictured) revealed she was on disability pension before she rose to fame
“It was a horror story that came to life, what happened,” she added.
Elizabeth decided to return to the workforce in 2018 after being offered a position as a jewelry store manager in Sydney.
She said her parents feared she would find a job after everything she had been through in her teens and twenties.
“Horror story”: Speaking to ex-Big Brother star Garth Saville on his podcast, In the Bath with Aunt Garth, the 29-year-old described her health issues as a “horror story “, explaining that her condition was so bad that she could not even work
But just days after starting labor, Elizabeth was spotted by the producers of Married at first sight during her lunch break and eventually landed a role in the 2019 series.
Elsewhere in her interview, she spoke about the controversy surrounding her recent extreme weight loss.
“I’ve actually been underweight most of my life. I have a blood disease that requires a lot of calories, ”she told Garth.
“I’ve actually been underweight most of my life”: Elsewhere in her interview, Elizabeth spoke of the controversy surrounding her recent extreme weight loss. Photographed in February
Answer: In February, Elizabeth blasted her shameful skinny jeans by sharing a photo of herself from 2015 that proved her weight has always fluctuated. In the photo on the left in 2015, and on the right in 2019
Lizzie, who lost 10kg before appearing in Married At First Sight for the second time in 2020, said she was even accused of being anorexic at some point in her life.
She insisted, “Even before I was misdiagnosed, I was severely underweight… I naturally don’t carry a lot of weight.
“Like, I’m round, I have the shape for me. But I lose weight very easily.
Dramatic Weight Loss: After appearing on MAFS last year, Elizabeth lost around 10kg. Pictured on the left on MAFS 2019, and on the right in February 2020
Elizabeth already said 9 honey that she was diagnosed with two debilitating chronic illnesses in 2018.
The first disease is porphyria, a blood disease that can affect the nervous system and other organs, including the skin.
The second is an autoimmune disease, a mild form of lupus that causes an attack on one’s body.
Occasionally: In March of last year, Elizabeth revealed that she suffered from two chronic health conditions: porphyria, which is a blood disorder, and an autoimmune disease, a mild form of lupus that causes attacking his body. Pictured on the left in March 2019, on the right in October 2019