Marya Kimani daughter to celebrated Kikuyu gospel artiste Loise Kim has narrated how she almost ended her life by committing suicide.
Speaking on her You Tube channel, Marya now says that was a stupid thing to do adding that she has ‘matured.’
The decision to want to take away her life was prompted by the fact that her mother wanted to transfer her to a better performing school.
‘WHEN I GOT TO FORM 1 THIRD TERM, I MADE SO MANY FRIENDS BUT THERE WAS ONE PARTICULAR FRIEND WHO WAS IN FORM FOUR.
SHE WAS MY BFF, I WOULD TALK TO HER ABOUT ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING. EVEN WHEN MY POCKET MONEY WAS FINISHED SHE WOULD SHARE HERS AND VICE VERSA.
UNLIKE ME SHE WAS VERY SMART WHEN IT CAME TO BOOKS.
WHAT I LIKED MOST ABOUT THE SCHOOL IS THAT THEY NEVER TOOK LEARNING SO SERIOUSLY. FROM FRIDAY THROUGHT THE WEEKEND WE WOULD JUST BE CHILLING.
ON WEEKDAYS WE WOULD BE IN CLASS NOTHING SERIOUS.’
Marya’s mum did not know that learning was almost existent in the school and only learnt about it in the newspapers.
‘AT SOME POINT OUR SCHOOL APPEARED IN THE NEWSPAPERS. IT WAS AMONG THE LAST SCHOOLS IN TERMS OF PERFORMANCE.
WHEN MY MUM SAW THAT SHE SAID SHE WOULD TRANSFER ME.
SO I DECIDED TO DO SOMETHING TO AVOID BEING TRANSFERRED, I WAS NOT READY TO LEAVE MY FRIENDS.’
‘I WAS SICK AT THE TIME AND WAS ON DRIPS SO I TOOK A BIRO AND OUT THE INK INSIDE THE DRIP SO THAT I COULD DRINK IT.
LATER IN THE EVENING MY TUMMY WAS BURNING BECAUSE I HAD TAKEN SO MUCH INK, I HAD PUT INKS IN DIFFERENT COLOURS INSIDE THE DRIP (BLUE, RED. GLITTERS ETC).
DUE TO THE PAIN I WAS GOING THROUGH I DECIDED IT WAS NOT WORTH IT.’
In conclusion Marya said she eventually got transferred and to date she hasn’t seen that ‘friend’ who almost made her take away her life.
‘EVENTUALLY I TRANSFERRED AND THE FRIENDSHIP ENDED.
I LEARNT THAT WE DON’T LIVE FOR PEOPLE. ME AND THE LADY DON’T SPEAK WE ARE NO LONGER BEST FRIENDS .
I WOULD HAVE DIED FOR NOTHING.’