Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins gets candid about her battle with sickle-cell disease in her her new memoir A Sick Life — TLC ‘n Me: Stories from On and Off the Stage. In an excerpt provided by People.com, the singer reveals how her disease impacted her life after her daughter Chase Anela Rolison’s birth in 2000.

“On the first night, the nurses told me I needed to breastfeed her. It seemed like the right thing to do. And they make you feel so guilty if you don’t pop your t—–s out for the baby immediately,” Watkins writes in A Sick Life. “But sickle-cell patients need every drop of fluid they can get, and losing that much breast milk almost stopped my heart. Eventually, my body shut down and I fell into a coma. I spent three days unconscious in the ICU.”



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