Yolanda Hadid is battling Lyme Disease again. After enjoying a year of remission, the former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star revealed at the Global Lyme Alliance Gala that she is sick once again.
In a speech at the event, which was attended by Real Housewives of New York stars who were there to support Ramona Singer, Yolanda confessed that she’s feeling “like shit” and seeking treatments again for the disease.
During her speech Yolanda shared, “What keeps me getting up every morning is my two children that also have had Lyme disease. Quite often, I just went to get on with my life and pretend the whole nightmare never happened. I got sick in 2000. We’re now in 2018. I had one year of remission.”
She admitted that she is feeling a bit defeated but won’t give up. “[I’m] just wanting to crawl in a hole and wait for it all to pass, but I also understand the higher purpose of my journey is to continue to bring awareness to this awful disease until the change is made.” Yolanda continued, “What keeps me awake at night is not my journey the journey of my children and so many children in the world that don’t get the proper treatments that they deserve. Living in today’s world is hard enough as a healthy child. It’s time that we all put an end to this. If I die next week, next month, next year — this is the most, the greatest cause I have ever fought for.”
Yolanda even shared that she received treatment the day of the gala. “Even today, I have been in treatment all day. I feel like s—t. I showed up because this has to change.”
You can see photos from the gala down below!