Lerato Moipone Molapo famously known Lira spoke about her health as she recuperates from a stroke.
She was diagnosed with a stroke in 2022; it affected her health greatly, but she’s getting better with treatment and therapy.
Taking to social media, the singer says she is proud of herself as she can speak, read and write.
“I’m so proud of myself. It’s been a year and 6 months since I had the stroke. The German doctors told me it would take this long for me to speak – not only am I speaking, but I’m reading and writing.
Lira further reflected on the various encounters she’s had over the past months.
“I did the 702 interview with @relebogile. I speak in front of audiences, I sang at the @rmb_cib Starlight Classics and I’m on the cover of @word_digitalmag and @balancedlifesa all while doing my best to take care of myself and do the work that it takes for me to recover.”
“Recovering from Aphasia takes time and patience. I don’t want to put myself under any sort of pressure and a few things overwhelm me but I’m getting stronger. I’ve been fascinated by my whole journey – how my mind works. It’s a privilege and a blessing to be alive to learn how to speak and read and write.”
The star expresses gratitude to her supporters .
“If you guys can help me practice my vernacular whenever you meet me in public - it’s still early stages but every bit of practice helps me! I’m so grateful and thankful to the messages of support and encouragement and love . I love you so much – thank you for believing in me. But all this wouldn’t happen if I didn’t believe in myself. I want to thank The Most High for giving me another chance at life.”