Katie Price has revealed that doctors told her she was “lucky” to be alive and that she could have been “paralyzed” after fracturing her ankles and feet in a terrible accident.
The former glamor model, 42, said it felt like ‘non-stop electric shocks’ when she fell 7 meters from a wall in a theme park in Turkey and landed on her feet.
Katie explained how her feet were ‘destroyed’ after the incident where she returned to The Priory and will have to learn to ‘walk’.
Survivor: Katie Price, 42, revealed that doctors told her she was ‘lucky’ to be alive and could have been ‘paralyzed’ after fracturing her ankles and feet in a terrible accident
Katie, who was on vacation with her boyfriend Carl Woods, 31, and her kids Princess, 13, and Junior, 15, said doctors told her they had legs amputated with injuries similar to hers.
Speak against The sun, she said: “The doctors said I’m lucky not to be dead.
“I could have hit my head and I could have been paralyzed, I am really lucky that I landed on my feet.”
Couple: Katie, who was on vacation with her boyfriend Carl Woods, 31 (pictured), and her kids Princess, 13, and Junior, 15, said doctors told her they had amputated legs with injuries similar to hers
She added: ‘I thought,’ I’m never going to walk again ‘. The doctors said they had previously cut legs after seeing injuries like mine. ‘
Katie underwent eight-hour surgery to rebuild her feet after ‘sulking’ after a few drinks of what she thought was a ‘small wall’ at the Land of Legends theme park.
The model revealed how she has returned to The Priory because her ‘mental health’ has been ‘badly affected’ by her injuries.
Legs akimbo! Katie broke both her feet on a family trip to Turkey after jumping off a 7.5-foot wall
Katie last visited The Priory in September 2018 and spent 28 days at the facility after her family urged her to seek help after wild parties in Mallorca.
It comes as the star revealed how ‘everything’ hit her ‘so hard’ and she feels ‘humbled’ at the prospect of having to learn to ‘walk again’.
She spoke of how mundane tasks are ‘impossible’, such as going to the toilet, cooking, reaching for the cupboards and taking a bath where she could ‘drown’.
Katie, who is also the mom to Harvey, 18, Jett, seven, and Bunny, six, explained how she felt ’embarrassed’ about having to be pushed around and how people treat her ‘differently’.
She explained how she ‘feels sorry’ for boyfriend Carl who has been in love with her since the accident and said it is ‘demoralizing’ to see him push her into the wheelchair.
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But the CBB star described how she would be ‘lost’ without her boyfriend, revealing how she could still ‘keep Carl happy in the bedroom’ while having ‘no complaints’.
However, Katie also vowed to ‘never drink again’ after the traumatizing accident and plans to cover her ‘mutilated’ feet with tattoos.
It comes as Katie recently revealed that she stepped out of the spotlight on medical advice on Thursday, having been told she ‘needs to rest to heal’.
Family affair: Katie took some time off last month with mom Amy, 68, and sister, Sophie, 30 when she recovered
Amid the social media hiatus, Katie appeared in a promotional fake tan video shared on her Instagram Sunday night – with her reps confirming this was a pre-planned post.
They said, ‘I can confirm that Katie has not returned to social media. Katie’s team posted the Instagram and this was not posted by Katie herself.
“It was filmed before her break.”
The star posted a statement on Instagram Stories last month saying: ‘Katie is taking some time off the media.
Her family and dr’s have told Katie she must rest to heal. Katie would like to thank everyone for their continued support and will come back when she feels ready. ‘
Katie’s rep told MailOnline: ‘Katie is taking a much needed break. Katie found the past few weeks to be terribly exhausting, both mentally and physically challenging and recovering. ‘
Stay Strong: Katie also vowed to ‘never drink again’ after traumatizing accident and plans to cover her ‘mutilated’ feet with tattoos