Back in June, Yolanda Hadid confirmed she wouldn't be returning to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. The former model and mother of three left after Season 6, and while cameras are no longer rolling on her life, that doesn't mean she's slowed down whatsoever. In fact, she's as busy as ever before.
"You know I've been really focusing on my family, my children, writing my book, and for now that's what I like to keep busy with," she told The Daily Dish. "You know, I'm sure they're going to have a great season. It was a great four years, it's now time to focus on finding a cure [for Lyme disease]."
Lyme disease is certainly a cause close to Yolanda's heart. She's been battling the disease for years, as have her kids, Bella and Anwar. She will chronicle that journey in her February 2017 book release, Believe Me: My Battle with the Invisible Disability of Lyme Disease. However as she recently shared with us, she's made some recent improvements. "I'm actually feeling really good. I'm probably at 85, 90 percent," she said. "I just started a new clinical trial and I'm really excited because I'm on day 12 and I'm feeling strangely good. So hopefully after 60 days this might be the end for me. I mean that'd be perfect but I don't know. We don't know."
And she's on the hunt for those like her who are struggling with the disease. "We keep trying. There is no cure. In the medical business, the pharmaceutical business is a $700 billion business and yet there's no cure for Lyme disease, even though the first case was diagnosed in 1972," she said. "I mean, you go and figure why is there no cure, why is this room full of people that are struggling and suffering? We don't know."