Jeff Bridges’ lymphoma in remission, says COVID bout made most cancers battle ‘appear like a bit of cake’

Jeff Bridges' lymphoma in remission, says COVID bout made cancer fight 'look like a piece of cake'

2021-09-14 03:19:48

Jeff Bridges is offering his followers with an replace after he was not solely identified with lymphoma final October however concurrently endured a critical bout with coronavirus as nicely.

The “Dangerous Instances on the El Royale” star, 71, wrote on his web site that his most cancers is now in remission and a 9-inch by 12-inch mass has “shrunk all the way down to the scale of a marble.” 

Whereas Bridges instructed followers he’s “feeling higher” and his battle with COVID-19 – which he and spouse Susan each contracted in January – is “within the rearview mirror,” he admitted that it did a fairly good quantity on him.

“COVID kicked my a– fairly good, however I am double vaccinated & feeling a lot better now,” he wrote on his web site. “I heard that the vaccine may help people with Lengthy Haulers. Perhaps that is the reason for my fast enchancment.”

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The Oscar winner wrote in a earlier replace that the signs he and his spouse had been experiencing had been dire sufficient to increase his keep within the hospital.

“Sue spends 5 days within the hospital. Me…? I am there 5 weeks,” he wrote on the time. “The explanation I am there so lengthy is as a result of my immune system is shot from the chemo. My dance with COVID makes my most cancers appear like a bit of cake.”

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“However … here is the bizarre deal,” he continued. “Whereas I had moments of super ache (screaming singing, a form of moaning music all by the night time) getting near the Pearly Gates, all in all, I felt completely happy and joyous more often than not. This brush with mortality has introduced me an actual reward — LIFE IS BRIEF AND BEAUTIFUL. LOVE IS ALL AROUND US, AND AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES.”

In October, Bridges wrote that the most cancers he was preventing had truly made him “recognize [his] mortality” and “recognize impermanence.”

Jeff Bridges revealed he and his spouse, Susan, had contracted coronavirus in January.
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“This most cancers factor is bringing on emotions of precociousness & gratitude & good outdated vogue [sic] love & a lot of it, massive time,” Bridges wrote. “I am feeling a lot of it comin’ my means, & man I recognize it. It is contagious, all this love, like some sort of constructive virus.” 

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In the meantime, Bridges maintained in his most up-to-date put up that his final aim is to be wholesome sufficient to stroll his daughter Hailey, 35, down the aisle at her marriage ceremony and hopes to accompany her in the course of the father-daughter dance with out oxygen help.

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“The sound it makes jogs my memory of Darth Vader,” he quipped and stated just lately he has been in a position to work out with a bodily therapist with out it.

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