Thursday, 30 July 2015

Funmi Iyanda Survives mysterious illness


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Funmi Iyanda


Award winning Media Personality, Funmi Iyanda has been down with an undisclosed ailment since October, 2014, this she revealed through her twitter handle early in the week.
To many  of her fans across the world and friends, it was rather a surprise when the talented TV personality broke the news herself via her twitter handle which has also gone viral on some blogs.
In the last couple of months, Asabeafrika gathered that Mrs. Iyanda had engaged herself in some activities, shuttling between Nigeria and London.
The single mother of one in one of her posts shared sensational and beautiful pictures to her fans online, but revealed that she has been very sick, promising to talk about it when she fully recovers.
Hear her “It’s been a tough year. I have been ill since October. I will talk about it when I fully recover as it may help someone else”
Funmi Iyanda with Ovation Magazine Publisher, Dele Momodu
The New Dawn With Funmi Iyanda Program presenter went philosophical with her recent health challenge “Being sick is not fun, at all. However, when your body becomes vulnerable and weak you do find other kinds of strength and clarity. You also find out the truth of your relationships. Some truths are beautiful, others ugly but none bad really, it is what it is. It messes with your mind”
Funmi Iyanda with Fashion Icon, Ade Bakare
Mrs. Iyanda who is formerly married to Nigerian soccer great Segun Odegbami revealed what looks more like the cost of the illness on her business “Taking decision to cancel jobs, assignments, engagements and opportunities because well, you just cant work hard on any goal driven ego”, she enthused in her writing.
Continuing, Funmi who is very close to few Nigerian celebrities like ex-Lagos state governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola, Ovation Magazine Publisher, Bashorun (Dr.) Dele Momodu, Senator Tokunbo Afikuyomi and many others thanked those who have been there for her through the dark moments.
“It was hard to not be able to parent my daughter fully or mother my family as I have always done. I refused help because I was the helper. Then something great happened when I let go. I let my daughter help me, I let my family support. I stopped being supper woman. It’s great” she confessed
Funmi Iyanda with Famous Lawyer, Festus Keyamu
“I am a lot better than I was and will definitely recover completely. I will tell the story in my own words because then I will know what worked. For now, I am thankful and grateful to the universe, my family, blood/adopted and twitter which kept me entertained in the darkest hours”
She concluded.
Funmi Iyanda

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