By Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins,Emily Zemler
A candid memoir of reputation, power, kin, and friendship from the lead singer of TLC
As the lead singer of Grammy-winning supergroup TLC, Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins has visible out of the ordinary status, good fortune, and demanding acclaim. yet behind the curtain, she has lived a twin existence. as well as the balancing act of juggling an all-consuming song occupation and her kin, Tionne has struggled because she was once a tender lady with sickle-cell disease--a debilitating and incurable situation that may render her not able to accomplish, stroll, or perhaps breathe.
A unwell Life chronicles Tionne's trip from a sickly younger woman from Des Moines who was once advised she would not stay to determine 30 via her teenager years in Atlanta, how she broke into the song scene, and have become the celebrity musician and sickle-cell affliction recommend she is this present day. via Tionne's difficult, humorous, tell-it-like-it-is voice, she stocks how she stumbled on the interior power, grit, and resolution to reside her dream, regardless of her usually unpredictable and debilitating well-being matters. She dives deep into never-before-told TLC tales, together with debts of her friendship with Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes and her tragic demise. Tionne's unvarnished dialogue of her awesome existence, illness, endless power, and skill to energy in the course of the odds bargains a narrative like no other.
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A Sick Life: TLC 'n Me: Stories from On and Off the Stage by Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins,Emily Zemler