Lauren Wasser was 10 minutes from death when she was found in her apartment by her mother
20 Diciembre 2017 13:15
In 2012, Lauren Wasser lost her leg after suffering from toxic shock syndrome (TSS) from using a tampon while on her period.
The 29-year-old had her right leg amputated below the knee and lost the toes on her left foot after developing (TSS). Wasser was left on life support after having a heart attack and developing gangrene in her legs, but she pulled through and went on to continue modelling.
However, she has had her left leg amputated as well to stop the agonising pain she was experiencing before as she bids to pass new legislation, which will require feminine hygiene companies to disclose the potential long-term health effects of their products.
'I don’t have toes, and I have to go to wound care every Monday for my heel. I’m in so much pain. It’s a hard decision, but my only way to freedom,' Wasser told PEOPLE. 'I can’t wait to have two gold blades, to run and feel the wind on my face again.'