Believe Me

Believe Me

My Battle With the Invisible Disability of Lyme Disease

Book - 2017
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In early 2011, just before her wedding to David Foster, Yolanda fell ill. From an outspoken, multi-tasking social butterfly she became trapped in a paralyzing mental cocoon. She suffered from severe debilitating fatigue, migraines, joint pain, anxiety, insomnia, Bells palsy, tremors, muscle weakness, severe brain fog, word retrieval difficulty, memory loss and intermittent loss of eyesight. As a diehard health fanatic, Yolanda always knew she had an infection in her brain, but due to the lack of proper diagnostic testing she landed in a dark maze of medical establishments that were quick to treat her symptoms but without clear answers to the cause. She fought tirelessly and traveled the world to find an answer; her determination left no stone unturned. Her perfect marriage became strained and let to divorce; but the strong bond with her children Gigi, Bella and Anwar was her motivation to fight through the darkest days of her life.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250121653
Branch Call Number: 616.9246 HADID HADID
Characteristics: 297 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Bender, Michele - Author


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