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Girl eats diet of sponges and soap


Posted on Sunday, 4 March, 2012 | Comment icon 22 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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Kerry Trebilcock likes nothing better than tucking in to a washing up sponge with hot sauce or mustard.

Kerry suffers from a rare eating disorder known as pica which causes her to crave otherwise inedible objects. On a typical day she will slice up sponges or soaps and eat them with her meals, at one point eating as many as five whole sponges every day. Thankfully Kerry has been receiving help and support for her condition and is hoping to break the habbit one day soon. "One day I will beat this and be able to have a shower or do the washing-up without feeling hungry," she says.

"She said: "The sauces and dipping the sponges in drinks softened them — and I'd chew them until the flavour was gone."

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #13 Posted by and then on 5 March, 2012, 4:20
Certainly a better source of fiber...absolutely NO problem with "regularity"
Comment icon #14 Posted by Sevenof Seven on 5 March, 2012, 11:48
Instead of putting her picture in the paper eating sponges and making her look like a celebrity, someone should be taking the sponges away from her. This is so wrong.
Comment icon #15 Posted by nyuk on 6 March, 2012, 5:32
Yep, shes a fruit loop. Bet shes a cheap date though :)
Comment icon #16 Posted by Capt Snowflake on 6 March, 2012, 5:57
Scouring pads too??? I have those sponges BTW, go me
Comment icon #17 Posted by acute alan on 6 March, 2012, 9:29
Maybe she's trying to make a trifle.
Comment icon #18 Posted by Mikami on 7 March, 2012, 14:47
This reminds me of that episode of strange addictions where the woman ate toilet paper...
Comment icon #19 Posted by lordstanley on 10 March, 2012, 4:17
haha a cheap date, nice one
Comment icon #20 Posted by EndOfGreen on 11 March, 2012, 7:34
People it's really what people wanna eat really. It's normal.
Comment icon #21 Posted by Project412 on 11 March, 2012, 16:06
She can take a dump and wipe her butt at the same time.


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