From Obese To Anorexic To ‘Fitness Barbie’ – Encouraging

A positive attitude is all it takes.

A woman has told how she battled both obesity and anorexia to become a nutrition coach and look just like her idol, Barbie.

Lola Pahkinamaki, 24, who now styles herself as “Lola The Fitness Barbie,” began comfort eating sweets as a child and ballooned to 177 pounds by the time she was a teenager — leaving her heavy for her petite 5-foot-2-inch frame.

Throughout her teens, Pahkinamaki was mocked by family members for being overweight and bullied at school for her appearance.

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