Yolanda Talks Health Crisis: How Am I Going to Get Out?
Battling Lyme Disease, the Beverly Hills Housewife says she's determined to beat it.
On the heels of the news that she's selling her stunning 5-acre Malibu pad to "focus on her recovery," Yolanda Foster was on Good Morning America today to discuss the other impacts of her battle with Lyme Disease.
Taking Cecilia Vega through a tour of her house, including her famed glass refrigerator, Yolanda revealed the staggering amount of pills she's forced to take every day, in addition to the clinical trial she's now going through with electroshock therapy machines.
"It's such a lonely disease and it's so silent," Yolanda says of the disease which infects more than 300,000 people every year in the U.S. Part of the problem is that symptoms can be so vague that the disease can be difficult to detect and therefore may be left untreated for years. For Yolanda, the symptoms that she first exhibited were memory loss and difficulty focusing.
When asked about her worst days, Yolanda couldn't help but get teary. "I get emotional just thinking about it," she says, because they make her wonder, "how am I ever going to get out of this?"
Still, the former model also exhibits the toughness that we've come to expect from watching her on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. "I'm determined and I'm going to beat this thing," she declares.
She's even at peace with the decision to sell her beloved home. "I really am not that attached to material things," she says. "I can make any house a home."