Well now, one woman has put a positive spin on her sexually transmitted disease diagnosis by embracing it as a sign from God.
The mum-of-one opened up about her previous alcohol intake, binge eating and bad finances and has since reached the conclusion that God gave her herpes so she can "make better choices".
Catching the STD changed everything for Harbushka, who now dedicates her TikTok platform to breaking the stigma around herpes.
She also launched the company LifeWithHerpes, filled with useful information for those in the same boat.
"Herpes can actually be a blessing," Harbushka declared in one of her recent clips.
"I had to change my diet, get rid of the toxic people in my life, I just made a lot of changes.".
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