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Ashley Judd Gets Candid About 'Drowning in Trauma' While Recovering After Accident

Ashley Judd Gets Candid About 'Drowning in Trauma' While Recovering After Accident

Ashley Judd is having a hard recovery.

The 52-year-old actress updated followers about her condition after shattering her leg in the Democratic Republic of Congo in February.

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“I do not understand why what has happened has happened. I do understand I have been loved and helped enormously. I understand nights are a savage agony,” she wrote.

“It took stamina, focus, and humility to consult with some experts around the country, whom I also deeply thank (especially SMc)…I loved the sweet spirit of the janitor who cleaned my room, my bright-spot-of-the-day-gal from nutrition, and always, my consummate and tender nurses,” she went on to say.

“Now, I am in the bosom of a stream of friends and family, too numerous to mention, who have caught me in their prodigious arms from this precipitous fall. They do for me what I cannot do for myself – prepare meals, shampoo my hair, and they also offer the deep spiritual direction and consolation of trying to begin to craft an arc of meaning and purpose. They also offer and meet my need for quiet. I am lost and they are my shepherd’s staff.”

“To all who have gone before me and walk beside me with physical therapy, I had no idea. Thank you. I am only at beginning and the combination of drowning in trauma and addressing the physical body is a lot. Yet you have done it, and so will I. Haltingly, imperfectly, and under the brave eye of Truthseeker, my dear cousin’s @sagermosaics epic art work she says I inspired. (Could that possibly be true?) Thank you, all here and everywhere, for the goodwill, and may we ever be mindful of the needs of others,” she concluded.

Find out more about her frightening accident. We are wishing the best to Ashley Judd in her continued recovery!

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