Bob Harper continues to be therapeutic mentally and bodily following his coronary heart assault final yr.
In an intensely emotional submit on Instagram Friday, Harper shared a chilling picture of himself whereas he was in a coma final yr. The former The Biggest Loser coach, 52, wrote that it was an “extraordinarily non-public picture.”
His motive for sharing? Harper not too long ago achieved a main milestone in his emotional restoration, coaching in the identical room he had skilled his coronary heart assault.
“This was me 1 yr and 10 days in the past, in a coma. TODAY I simply did 18.1 (a CrossFit exercise for these of you that don’t know) @bricknewyork in the identical room the place I went into cardiac arrest,” he wrote in the caption.
“To say I’m grateful for my life is a MAJOR understatement. The complete time I did that exercise I simply saved saying to myself “I’m nonetheless right here”. I’m doing the #crossfitopen2018 as a result of I AM STILL HERE!! Thank you to my #crossfitfamilyand non CrossFit household for all of your encouragement. I’ll discuss extra about this at present in my #twocupsin submit. I’m so LUCKY and SO GRATEFUL!!”
In January, the non-public coach advised PEOPLE Now he went via an “identification disaster” after he was launched from the hospital.
“Think about it. I used to be the exercise man. I used to be the one you got here to need to exercise and ask for well being recommendation,” he stated, including he battled with melancholy.
He continued, “I had to return to the drafting board and discover out what my goal was. Who I’m. I needed to undergo a lot personally and emotionally.”
Despite fighting the emotional toll, Harper stated, “I’m feeling good. I’m feeling robust. I’m actually excited in regards to the new ventures that I’m doing.”
Looking again, Harper stated he knew precisely what he would inform himself simply after his coronary heart assault.
“I suppose, I’d inform myself that it was all going to be okay, and that you will discover a method on this new path and it’s all going to work out,” he stated. “I actually do consider which you could’t stress on the massive issues or the little issues and I actually attempt to dwell that method each day.”