But in a new blog post, the Bravo star is admitting to fans that she has been struggling in recent weeks as she continues to battle Lyme Disease.
“Most of you know I have been battling Lyme disease for the past three years. I wasted the first year trying to get diagnosed and spent the next two trying to find a cure. I have gone from the conventional long-term antibiotics to about every holistic protocol there is to offer,” she shared in her latest blog. “Unfortunately, I was only able to get to about a 60% recovery until I relapsed in early December and have not been able to find my way back.”
She continued, “I have lost the ability to read, write, or even watch TV, because I can’t process information or any stimulation for that matter. It feels like someone came in and confiscated my brain and tied my hands behind my back to just watch and see life go by without me participating in it.”
While her condition may startle more than a few followers, Foster credits her family including David Foster, Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid for keeping her so strong as she continues to fight.
“I am blessed with the unwavering support of my husband, my children, and a handful of true friends,” she shared. “I would like to thank you for all your sweet messages and support on social media.”
All of the good vibes appear to be making a difference.
Just last week, Yolanda traveled to Singapore to watch auditions for Asia’s Got Talent, a show her husband has worked hard on to perfect.
And when sharing her story with the public, the Bravo fan-favorite hopes her experience can bring some good to such a serious illness.
“As tired and hopeless as I feel at times, I have an undeniable spirit that will continue to fight and travel the world until I have the proper answers,” she concluded. “I keep reminding myself that I was given this task for a greater purpose, which keeps me driven and motivated to think outside the box to make a difference not only for myself but for all my fellow Lymies suffering some form of this debilitating disease that we know so little about.”
We’re rooting for you, Yolanda! Hope you feel better very soon.