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Tarek El Moussa Shares 'Awful News' with Fans About His Health

Tarek El Moussa Shares 'Awful News' with Fans About His Health
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“Flip or Flop” star Tarek El Moussa took to Instagram Friday to share some devastating news.

The reality star has injured his back again and can barely walk. He likely faces a long road to recovery and he says it feels like a “bad dream.”

El Moussa wrote, “Awful news...life has been going so well and I've been so happy and healthy! Unfortunately....I injured my back again....it's very scary.”

Awful news...life has been going so well and I've been so happy and healthy! Unfortunately....I injured my back again....it's very scary. Last time I lost 50 pounds and was taking large amounts of pain meds to try and help the pain. Truthfully those meds really affected my mental and physical state and changed who I was. Last time I hurt my back it took me a year and a half to recover. As of today I can barely walk...I honestly can't even believe this is happening, I feel like it's a bad dream that I will wake up from. I will be truthful and say I'm very down because of this. It is going to take a lot of positivity and strength to go through this a second time. I will stay positive and I will fight to get healthy again. I appreciate all the support. T

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Looking back at the last time he injured his back, he shared, “Last time I lost 50 pounds and was taking large amounts of pain meds to try and help the pain. Truthfully those meds really affected my mental and physical state and changed who I was. Last time I hurt my back it took me a year and a half to recover.”

Tarek went on to explain, “As of today I can barely walk...I honestly can't even believe this is happening, I feel like it's a bad dream that I will wake up from. I will be truthful and say I'm very down because of this. It is going to take a lot of positivity and strength to go through this a second time. I will stay positive and I will fight to get healthy again. I appreciate all the support. T.”

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