Arya Permana is a 10 year old Indonesian boy who weighs 192kg. The super-obese boy was recently diagnosed with an eating disorder.
Growing up as a plump chubby boy, his mother, Rokayah thought his size was healthy. But in no time his size tripled and then she was convinced there was a problem with his weight.
Arya Permana currently weighs the size of 30 stones at the age of 10. Being the fattest 10 year old in the world is not exactly an enjoyable feat for this Indonesian child. As a matter of fact, he is going through a pretty difficult time.
Arya has dropped out of school since he cannot not walk for long because of his weight. He has a life threatening schedule of eating and sleeping all through the day. According to his mother, he is perpetually hungry. Arya feeds 5 times a day; and could consumes the food portion of 2 adults per meal.
“He is always tired and complains of shortness of breath; He only eats and sleeps and when he is not done with both, he jumps into the bathtub and stays there for hours. ”
Children at the age of 10 should be able to run around and play with other children. But that is not the case for Arya. He causes quite a stare from people.
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With his size, it is hard to find the appropriate clothes for Arya in the market. Coupled with the financial strain that feeding him brings on his parents, Arya simply wears a sarong.
Arya Permana has terrible issues sleeping. He constantly battles with shortness of breath. To ease the situation, he sleeps with his head leaning on the wall.
The Indonesian boy’s parents have resorted to a change of diet to help Arya go down on his weight. They hope their son will be well again.
I have started putting him on a brown rice diet. I am not sure if it helps, but this is the only thing I can do to stop him from getting bigger.