By Sandra Gonzalez, NCS
Jeff Bridges says his cancer is in remission, and he’s making progress in his combat towards the long-term results of Covid after a troublesome battle.
In a new post to his website, the actor says his cancerous mass is now the “size of a marble” and his Covid “in the rear view mirror” after a wrestle that started earlier this 12 months.
Bridges believes he caught the virus after being uncovered at the facility the place he was receiving chemotherapy treatment.
He spent 5 weeks in the hospital, he mentioned, as a result of “my immune system is shot from the chemo.”
“My dance with Covid makes my cancer look like a piece of cake,” he wrote.
He mentioned he’s nonetheless engaged on utterly foregoing oxygen help however now not wants it to stroll round.
Bridges was comfortable to report that his aim of strolling his daughter, Hayley, down the aisle at her marriage ceremony was achieved, and he was additionally ready to do the conventional father/daughter dance with out the help of oxygen.
Bridges mentioned his spouse additionally battled Covid and spent 5 days in the hospital.
“Covid kicked my ass pretty good, but I’m double vaccinated and feeling much better now,” Bridges wrote, including that he managed to preserve his spirits up.
“While I had moments of tremendous pain…getting close to the pearly gates, all in all, I felt happy and joyous most of the time. This brush with mortality has brought me a real gift — life is brief and beautiful,” he wrote. “Love is all around us and available at all times. It’s a matter of opening ourselves to receive the gift.”
Bridges will subsequent star in “The Old Man” for FX, a drama based mostly on the novel from Thomas Perry.
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