“My man and I have come a long way in the 2.5 years since the accident,” the actress wrote on Instagram.
Ashley Judd Reflecting on her “amazing recovery” after severely injuring her leg in February 2021.
On Saturday, and double jeopardy The 55-year-old actress has shared several photos taken in Switzerland of her hiking in the Alps and exploring some stunning scenery – now two and a half years into her career. He broke her leg in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
“Walking. Switzerland. After five fractures in the right leg, paralysis in the foot, and possible amputation, all while bleeding, my man and I have come a long way in the 2.5 years since my accident in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,” Judd wrote to her fans.
“We came so far into these Alps, for the sheer joy of it, with confidence. Enduring gratitude of a deep lineage to the Congolese who saved me, and the surgeons, neurologist, and physical therapist who prepared me for this amazing recovery. How are you celebrating your blessings?”
In photos posted to her Instagram circle, Judd showed off bright blue skies, butterflies, walking sticks, waterfalls, and other stunning views from her time outdoors.
Judd previously revealed that she broke her leg in several places in February 2021 after tripping up a tree and underwent an eight-hour operation in a South African hospital. She spent months In intensive physical therapy.
At the time, Judd was visiting the African country to research the endangered monkey species, the bonobo.
“My leg will never be the same. It’s a new leg. And I love it. We’re buddies,” she wrote. “We have come a long way and we have a wonderful life ahead.”
For her 11th anniversary in the fall of 2022, she took a 25-mile hike in the Appalachian Mountains, writing that she had “an open, eager heart.”
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Back in October, Judd told UCLA Professor Dr. Jonathan Flint in a lecture series that she too had broken her leg due to grief-related grief after following her mother. Naomi Judd‘s suicide. She suffered a femoral condyle during the summer of 2022, and it “healed in two months, very split”.
“It was just what it was,” she said at the time. “Clumsiness is associated with grief, and there were other people in our family who, after my mom died, fell down stairs and had accidents, and that’s what happened to me. It really allowed me to grieve. It really allowed me to stop what I was working on in that moment and to grieve.”
“The day my beloved mother died by suicide, I had so many people to call,” she also shared about her mother’s death. “There were five women with me within moments of me sharing that tragic news with them, and they are my Chosen Sisters. I was just thinking about it overnight. I had one of my own overnight waking up, thinking about those first days after her death and how there was always someone with me in my house.”
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