After being diagnosed with a chronic disease, Maria lived without hope, watching her condition deteriorating day by day and waiting for her death to approach. Her ordeal started after she gave birth to her second child.
For 10 years Letta's life became a living hell when she suffered from a skin condition that left her feeling ashamed of herself. Her husband also cheated on her while she was battling with her confidence issues.
Unable to deal with the loneliness and body-shaming she had to endure because of her ill-health, Siphokazi attempted suicide three times in one year. She suffered from various health challenges from the time she was four years old.