Cherry Pie Picache revealed that she fell ill to COVID-19 but has since recovered from it.
Along with a photo of herself, the 50-year-old actress opened up about her ordeal on social media on Thursday, describing it as “one of my yet again, tough, painful and scariest three-week battle”.
“I was not sure if I should post, though after reflecting and praying…maybe it will be of help, send a little ray of hope and inspiration, a way to express my gratefulness and to always simply and honestly share a concrete testimony of God’s gift of faith and to just trust His loving mercy to heal and restore ❤️???,” began Cherry Pie in an Instagram post.
Cherry Pie, who turned to her faith in her COVID-19 journey, also took the time to thank those who offered her prayers, love and support during her bout with the coronavirus disease.
“To each of my prayer warriors, my family and dearest friends, my Dreamscape and ABS-CBN family, doctors, you know who you are…. I will forever be thankful, grateful and I am blessed to have all your love, support and help in one of my yet again, tough, painful and scariest 3 week battle. Kahit po naging matigas ang ulo ko dahil ayaw pa-hospital????.”
She added, “Anak, I am a blessed mother for having such a patient, loving, kind son. Thank you for taking good care of me. I know ‘twas not easy @niotria ?❤️? Bayz @thejozen_1 , thank you for all your prayers, reading to me the Word of God and my lullaby (through phone) in one of my most difficult nights??❤️? To my sweet Jesus, my Divine mercy, my Padre Pio @sanpadrepioph and my Mama Mary❤️❤️❤️???.”
Using the hashtags #isurvivedcovid19 and #isurvivedpneumonia, the veteran actress also urged her followers to continue doing protective measures against COVID-19 such as to boost your immune system, stay safe, observe protocols, wear a mask and drink vitamins.