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I made jokes about my weight at shows but cry secretly-Nigerian comedian Lepacious Bose

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Nigerian comedian turned actress talks about her weight loss and how she was constantly suicidal.

  • The actress celebrated five years of her weight loss journey by sharing an inspirational post on social media – During her weight loss journey, the actress dropped over 90kg

Comedian Lepacious Bose has shared an inspiring message on social media to celebrate five years of her weight loss journey.

In the post, she explained that she hated herself and constantly tried to take her own life before she lost weight.

The comedian turned actress noted that even though she hated herself she made people laugh by making jokes about her weight.

She further added that she had so many successful shows due to the jokes she made about herself but it always brought her pain and tears after the show.

Lepacious Bose revealed that the problems she had with her weight took twenty-five years of her life.  She also revealed that the weight affected her professional life. The actress made it known that she was always scared on stage and dreaded performing.

Read her story below: “So I notice I have never gotten into the WCW thing lol…. I finally decided to crush on ME today. Don’t get me wrong I am absolutely in love with myself, I love to take pictures and talk about my weight loss experience but that took over 25 years of my life. The devil stole 25 years of my life due to weight and hypothyroidism. I suffered in silence because no one understood my issues, I didn’t even understand myself. I hated myself and was constantly suicidal yet I made people laugh (what an irony). I cracked jokes about my weight because it was the only way I knew to look like I didn’t care. Yet I cared!!! Countless times I would have a great performance but drive home in tears, it was a crazy, roller coaster feeling. It was not just the weight it was much more but I could not explain it. I was scared. I would be on stage and have a brain fog and forget a joke right in the middle of delivery, just go blank, and have to come up with stuff on the spur of the moment to cover for the lapse, I started to dread performing. Trust me I have gotten into my car before and took me about 10mins to remember exactly where I was going, I just sat there, tears of frustration rolling down. (One day I will write it all in a book). It’s hard enough to lose weight but to loose weight while having hypothyroidism is almost like fighting demons, I just wanted to sleep and not wake up, why won’t God be kind and do that for me? I could not sleep unless I was heavily sedated with sleeping pills and could not boot in the morning without a strong cup of coffee. Am still trying to lose about 20kg, it’s getting harder lol… It’s getting more difficult to say no to things I used to love lol…. It’s been almost 5 years on this crazy but amazing journey, 5 years of pain, tears, frustration, laughter, joy and triumph…. 5 years of wanting so badly to Bing on a bowl of ice cream or a bag of malteasers but not giving in. 5 years of dreaming of cheese cake lol…. I might dream for a long time. 5 years and a lifetime to go, because I AM WORTH FIGHTING FOR. MY NAME IS LEPACIOUS BOSE AND I AM A THYROID WARRIOR, A SURVIVOR. #stilltoolegittoquit.

 


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