I want to live long – Tonto Dikeh cries out over battle with heart condition
Nigerian movie star and former deputy governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Congress in the Rivers state election, Tonto Dikeh, has stated that she is determined to live a long and healthy life despite her ongoing battle with a heart condition.
The mother-of-one, in a post on her Instagram page ahead of her 38th birthday, decided to give some motivation to her followers.
The actress revealed that she has been facing medical challenges with her heart, so she signed up for gym membership to stay healthy.
Tonto who shared a video of herself at the gym, talked about her strong will to persevere for the sake of her son and her overall well-being.
According to the screen diva, her primary purpose in life is to ensure she can be there for her son and witness his growth and milestones.
Speaking on her plans as her birthday comes up on June 9th, Tonto Dikeh said she will forgo the usual photo shoot with birthday party, and in its place, she will host a kids carnival, focusing on creating meaningful memories and prioritizing her son’s happiness over extravagant celebrations.
The Nollywood star also acknowledged her initial laziness towards exercise but expressed her commitment to making positive changes in her lifestyle.
She wrote; “As part of my birthday gift to my self, have decided to LIVE A LONG LIFE by gifting me a membership to a gym.
l am a 38 years old woman with a bad heart, This is not fun, nor do I like it here but it’s my 3rd day and I can only say I breathe better, my pulse are open, my Blood is pumping and I am over all in pain.
But I have a GOAL. I have a dream “TO LIVE A LONG AND HEALTHY LIFE FOR MY SON.. I AM AND WILL ALWAYS BE A SURGERY GIRL(LIPO AND ALL), but I realize also that all the millions I put into making my body will be a waste without Exercise and Waist trainers, Faha etc..
If you are looking for motivation today #LET ME BE YOURS, I am the laziest woman on earth when it comes to fitness but what I have is EXTREME STRENGTH, I LOVE BEEN LAZY, it’s my comfort zone BUT I AM HERE TODAY…”
View her post below: