From the celebrated star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and the forthcoming Model Moms, an emotional behind-the-scenes look at her descent into a medical nightmare that is Lyme disease.
Yolanda Hadid Foster is a Dutch-American television personality, model, and interior designer. She has been one of the stars of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills since 2010, and is known nationally for her outspoken awareness advocacy for Lyme and chronic disease. She is a sought-after guest on shows from Good Morning America to Dr. Oz.
Praise for Yolanda Hadid and Believe Me "Yolanda honestly shares her and her beloved family's serpentine path to recovery from chronic ailments that plague so many in America." --Mehmet Oz, M.D., Professor of Surgery, NYP/Columbia"Challenges are universal. How we face them is what defines us as people. In her inspiring new book, Yolanda shines a light on the puzzling, painful and debilitating reality of living with Lyme. It's an inspiring story of courage and hope for those diagnosed with the fastest growing infectious disease in America. Her courage is a reminder to us all that with a positive attitude, grit, and the love of family, extraordinary things are possible." --Tommy Hilfiger"In the beginning of my Lyme journey, I felt so hopeless because it was mind blowing how many doctors did not acknowledge my symptoms and this disease until I was eventually diagnosed. Yolanda helped me through the initial process and got me to the specialists I needed to start my road to recovery." --Avril Lavigne, Singer/Songwriter"Yolanda Hadid's healing journey has led her to search far and wide for answers. Her will to never give up and find answers is an inspiring story for anyone who has been told that he or she has a serious, untreatable illness!" --Dr. Richard Horowitz, New York Times best-selling author of How Can I Get Better? An Action Plan for Treating Resistant Lyme and Chronic Disease"A well-meaning and often compelling story of one woman's relentless pursuit of an effective treatment for the devastating chronic effects of Lyme disease that should expand public awareness for this deeply misunderstood condition." --Kirkus"Readers will cheer [Yolanda] on as she digs deeper into her story, revealing her spiritual nature, her maternal devotion, and an unwavering and admirable determination." --Publishers Weekly