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Diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Holly Francis Overcomes Despair to Reclaim Her Life

Season 2, episode 17
1 hr 3 min / Published

Holly is an extraordinary woman who, just weeks after giving birth to her daughter, was put on life support due to a rare autoimmune disorder, Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS). Holly has written a memoir about her experience called "Life Support surviving Guillain-Barre Syndrome a Mother’s Story of Hope and Recovery" and her recovery videos on YouTube have been viewed millions of times. During the interview, Jesse and Holly discuss Holly’s journey and what it was like to be paralyzed and unable to speak, move, or even hold her newborn daughter. Holly also encourages people to check out her website for more information and resources.




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