Aussie model Sahara Ray shares her story of paralysis: ‘My life changed in a heartbeat’

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Australian glamour model Sahara Ray has opened up about a recent health condition that has left her in a wheelchair.

The daughter of Aussie surfer Tony Ray took to social media on Sunday to reveal she is suffering from Guillain-Barr├ę syndrome, a condition that sees the immune system attack the nerves.

‘My whole life changed in an instant,’ Sahara, 31, wrote alongside a series of clips of her journey with the disease.

In a TikTok video posted earlier this month, the model explained that she is currently paralysed from her upper thighs down to her feet.

Sahara added that she is relying on a wheelchair and cannot walk without the aid of a walker.

Aussie model Sahara Ray shares her story of paralysis: ‘My life changed in a heartbeat’

Australian glamour model Sahara Ray, 31, (pictured) has opened up about a recent health condition that has left her in a wheelchair

The daughter of Aussie surfer Tony Ray took to social media on Sunday to reveal she is suffering from Guillain-Barr├ę syndrome, a condition that sees the immune system attack the nerves

The daughter of Aussie surfer Tony Ray took to social media on Sunday to reveal she is suffering from Guillain-Barr├ę syndrome, a condition that sees the immune system attack the nerves

She explained that she was hit by a drunk driver travelling at 80m/h on April 8.

‘It basically sent my body into shock which sent my body into this crazy sickness,’ she revealed.

‘I got really really sick for like a week and a half to two weeks. During that time I barely ate any food because I couldn’t keep it down and my body got really week,’ she continued.

In a separate TikTok video the model explained that she is currently paralysed from her upper thighs down to her feet

In a separate TikTok video the model explained that she is currently paralysed from her upper thighs down to her feet

Sahara added that she is relying on a wheelchair and cannot walk without the aid of a walker

Sahara added that she is relying on a wheelchair and cannot walk without the aid of a walker

Following her sickness she began to feel tingling and numbness in her feet which progressed to her legs. 

The model was promptly rushed to the emergency room. 

‘This has been really hard to deal with and I’ve been trying keep a good attitude and be hopeful that my feeling comes back,’ she told her social media followers.┬á

‘Any advice would be amazing or just like love and support and your prayers because I want to be able to walk again,’ she added.┬á

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