& # 39; My body forced me to be healthy & # 39 ;: musician Stan Walker reveals the debilitating restrictions he follows after being forced to have his stomach removed due to a cancer diagnosis
Musician Stan Walker was forced to have his stomach removed after being diagnosed with cancer in 2017.
And now the Australian Idol winner has talked about the impact of the life-saving operation on his life.
Speak about CONSTRUCTION Series Sydney, Stan revealed that he now follows a strict diet every six weeks, along with B12 vitamin shots.
& # 39; My body forced me to be healthy & # 39 ;: musician Stan Walker has revealed the debilitating dietary restrictions he follows after being forced to remove his stomach due to a cancer diagnosis in 2017
& # 39; My body forced me to be healthy, & # 39; he said and added that due to complications during his surgery he had more limitations than normal.
He explained that he is gluten intolerant, lactose intolerant and cannot eat greasy food.
Eer Honestly, it is painful. I love food. I like fast food and I love a lot of food. I can't eat fast, I have to take the time or I get sick or I spit on stage. & # 39;
Eer Honestly, it is painful. I love food. I like fast food and I love a lot of food. I can't eat fast, I have to take the time or I will get sick or I will spit on stage, & he said, here after surgery
However, Stan added that after the operation he & # 39; increased energy & # 39; has and added that his body is now moving faster.
He was then told to take B12 shots, and if he didn't, he would probably die.
The Choose You singer also revealed that he had postponed his stomach removal operation by a month in September 2017 to complete his work obligations and to ensure that he could pay all medical bills.
Shocking: CDH1, a rare gene that causes cancer, is found in his family and has claimed the lives of 25 of his family members
He was diagnosed with the rare cancer-causing gene CDH1.
CDH1 runs in the Stan family and has already claimed the lives of 25 of his relatives.
He told Daily Mail Australia in May last year that he focused on the future.
& # 39; Now I'm going to live my best life and I will do everything I can to make sure I live my dreams and not just sit there and wait a bit for someone else to tell me I can do it this now, & he said at the time.
In love: he is currently dating Alex King, who, according to him, is the & # 39; great love of his life & # 39; is
Star: Stan became famous when he won Australian Idol in 2009
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