Yvonne Okwara has been missing in action for a few weeks due to a medical leave that she had taken. Looks like, her surgery went well and the beauty is ready to return to the airwaves stocked and healthy.
In a detailed post shared on her instagram page, Yvonne opened up about a condition she had been battling and after trying different medications; her doctors opted for surgery in order to help get rid of the excruciating pain she had been experiencing.
Through her instagram page the lovely Yvonne came out clean about her condition; adding that she had been dealing with two slip discs in her lower spine. Unfortunately, the discs had been causing extreme pain for her entire body making it hard for her function normally.
Hey guys. It’s been a while. Missed y’all.. I’m alive and well! 😜 But I needed to take a step back and look after my mind and body. I’ve been dealing with 2 slip discs in my lower spine. Which have caused excruciating, chronic pain for close to 2 years now.
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It was good to be back yesterday! As usual @urbanturkeycollections came through. Loved this dress, thanks guys. #UrbanBabe And, thanks everyone for your thoughts and prayers and kind wishes, and for many of you who've shared your personal stories of chronic pain and back problems with me. I can't solve them or give you medical advice as I am not a doctor, but I am glad that you have an outlet to share your fears, struggles and hopefully you will all find healing. 📸 @ephymwangi #SikuNjema
However having spent a few weeks taking care of herself from home, Ms Yvonne resumed work on August 6, 2020 leaving her fans all excited! Her timing may have been more than perfect especially since many had already started assuming that she lost her job!
One day I’ll write about what it’s like living with chronic pain. Every day. Putting on a brave face at work, with friends and how it changes your life, the mind and how exhausting and limiting it is. Always lurking in the background as you try to go about with your life.
But with a talent like hers, confidence and of course black beauty, we totally understand why her presence on TV had been missed dearly!