Hayley Erbert is talking out following an emergency cranium surgical procedure — and a subsequent cranioplasty — after she was recognized with an intracranial hematoma final 12 months.
In an Instagram publish shared Monday, Erbert tilted her head ahead, sharing her “new scar” on the highest of her head.
“As some of you may know, in December… I had an emergency craniotomy and then a couple weeks later had a cranioplasty and here I am today,” Erbert mentioned, sitting subsequent to her husband, Derek Hough, in her first video since her well being scare. “It’s been quite the journey. There’s been so much that has happened in two months.”
She added that there was a number of “emotions” and “all the things.”
Hough mentioned the final two months have been “wild.”
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“Going from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows, but I have to say throughout this experience this woman has been unbelievable and her perseverance and her acceptance of the whole situation and her strength has been remarkable to witness firsthand. She really is a miracle and it’s been miraculous,” he defined.
The “Dancing with the Stars” professional and Erbert married final summer time after getting engaged in 2022.
Hough beforehand revealed that Erbert had been recognized with an intracranial hematoma, a group of blood throughout the cranium, which prompted the craniotomy.
He has beforehand given updates on her restoration, however Monday was the primary time she has spoken on digicam about it.
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Erbert, tearing up, mentioned when she wakened after her first surgical procedure Hough instructed her “Babe, there’s so many people thinking about you, there’s so many people sending love to you,’ and I remember just looking at him and just saying, ‘You didn’t even have to tell me that. I can feel it.’ Like, I genuinely felt that through my body. I felt it in my heart. I felt it in my soul. So, thank you all so much for all of your messages, your love your energy, your light, your prayers. Thank you guys for all of it ’cause it means so much to me and to us as a family.”
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She mentioned she believes the entire assist is “what’s gotten me through this a little bit faster and it’s what helped me heal, what helped me stay positive throughout the entire experience.”
Hough joked, “It’s a new year, it’s a new haircut.”
“A new scar,” Erbert laughed, pointing to the bald spot operating down the middle of the highest of her head.
“A new skull,” Hough added.
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Erbert laughed, “A new sack of fluid on the side of my face, which is supposed to eventually go away but right now it’s still there.”
“Just a little cerebral spinal fluid just chilling out in there,” her husband kidded.
Erbert added, “I also got a new skull, but yeah, also a new outlook on life. Like life is so precious and just spend time with the ones you love. Hold them close cause you never know what could happen.”
She mentioned she’s “grateful to be alive and be here to tell my story and really this is our story, and really it is quite the story.”
She mentioned they might “eventually” share the small print of her surgical procedure, including they’re “just not quite yet there.”