Popular Nigerian actress, Kemi Afolabi, has given thanks to God for making her survive year 2021 as she shared her testimony on social media.
Kemi Afolabi opened up about dealing with an incurable disease that was later discovered after so many hospitals had rejected her and she had been moved from place to place.
“Who am I that God is so mindful of my existence????
Me ordinary sand????? That was toss around from my private hospital to LASUTH, to Army barracks hospital WAEC and finally LUTH where I spent over three months!” According to the actress, she had to do a COVID-19 test every 48 hours because she suffered shortness of breath and was placed on oxygen as well.
Afolabi added that she was finally diagnosed of a condition said to have no cure but could be managed by taking medications and also constantly visiting the hospital.
In her words: “Finally I was diagnosed of a condition that has no cure but can be managed by medications and takes me in and out of the hospital at will (SLE) Fluid blocked my lungs, affected my heart from functioning well which was the reason for my breathlessness and that is caused by the condition diagnosed! Surgery was the only option to drain out the fluid fast.
The actress noted that the sickness made her to write her will and to also book a space for her to be buried at Ebony vaults.
Also in the note, Afolabi added that the medications she had to be taking affected her weight and being part of an industry that cares about appearance, a lot of people would call her fat without hesitation. See her post below: