Actress Kemi Afolabi sparks reactions online over battling with mental health

By: Sarkolee / October 12th, 2022 / 44 views

Actress Kemi Afolabi from Nollywood opened up about her mental health for the first time.

The actress said she experienced a mental breakdown as a result of her disease after going public with her Lupus diagnosis a few years ago.

Kemi described her feelings of melancholy, tiredness, and anxiousness. She claimed that she detested everything she was going through and that being unable to do the things she loved the most caused her to wallow in self-pity.

Kemi Korede, on the other hand, expressed how fortunate she is to have wonderful individuals in her life who gave her true affection, which really helped her heal.

As a result, she vowed to herself that she would quit worrying about things she couldn’t control.

Kemi Afolabi fights mental illness

Only after accepting the new her did she begin to emerge from her head.

#Mentalhealtg is real. Stop messing with people emotions by your actions or words.

I had mental break down when I got diagnosed with Lupus, I experienced anxiety, exhaustion and depression. I hated everything I was going through. Not having the strength to do the things I love the most made me wallowed in self pity.

I never really showed my loved ones the peak of my breakdown. At some point I did considered harming myself severally, I heard strange voices to mention a few.

I am lucky to have great people around me who showed me genuine love which really helped NY healing so fast and I am grateful for still breathing compared to those who are dead. Then I made myself a promise that I was going to stop dwelling on something I cannot change. Then I started getting out of my head by accepting the new me.

The way people move in grom event will let you understand how life works! “Every man with his problems”. This is to encourage anyone going through something causing them mental breakdown. “PLS GET UO AND EMBRACE THE SITUATION BELIEVING UT WILL TURN AROUND FOR YOUR GOOD” your breakthrough is near, start by being grateful you’re still alive”.

Lupus treatment begins for Kemi Afolabi.

Recall that Kemi Afolabi started receiving therapy for her fatal lupus condition in June.

When the actress begged Nigerians for assistance in March and revealed her daily struggle with lupus, which has cost her millions of naira per week in treatments since January 21, 2021, she stunned the internet.

The actress disclosed that she had been diagnosed with lupus and had just five years to live in an interview with media personality Chude Jideonwo.