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Yolanda Hadid Says She Wanted to Die During Lyme Disease Battle

Yolanda Hadid Says She Wanted to Die During Lyme Disease Battle

Yolanda Hadid is opening up about her darkest moment during her Lyme disease battle.

The 53-year-old model and reality star chronicled her journey in her new memoir Believe Me: My Battle with the Invisibility of Lyme Disease, where she reveals she wanted to end her life.

During a trip to Florida with ex-husband David Foster, Yolanda says she stripped of her clothes and waded into the ocean.

“Tears pour out of my eyes, roll across my cheeks, and meld with the salt water as I try to still my mind to become one with the water’s ebb and flow,” Yolanda wrote.

She continued, “God please just take me away in a wave. I can’t live like this one more day. Please carry my body away. I just want to disappear. My next thought is a clear image of my three children. It shifts my consciousness immediately and that’s the only thing that keeps me from letting myself drift and drown.”

Thankfully, Yolanda is now in remission but she is grateful for her difficult journey.

“As difficult as these past five years have been, I am so grateful that this journey has led me to living in the light. I have had it all and lost it all, only to realize that less is more, money can’t buy you health or happiness, and one day at a time is good enough,” Yolanda concluded.

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