Brooke Shields stunned followers by revealing on social media that she is recuperating after breaking her femur.
The 55-year-old actress shared footage to Instagram on Sunday, Feb. 21 of herself within the hospital carrying a robe and non-slip socks as she discovered to make use of crutches and slowly put weight on her injured proper leg.
“Broke my femur,” the Blue Lagoon star wrote about her thigh bone. “Starting to fix. It doesn’t matter what your problem is, make a optimistic selection, for your self, to maneuver ahead. #BeginningisNow.”
Brooke didn’t give particulars about how the harm occurred or when it occurred. Within the footage, she will be heard speaking to a different particular person and repeating recommendation she had apparently acquired, together with that she’s to place “solely 20 % weight” on the injured leg.
“And the purpose is to bend your knee every time a little bit bit, simply so you are not dragging it,” the Instantly Susan alum continued.
Various well-known associates supplied assist within the feedback. Glenn Close wrote, “Brooke! So sorry! Braveness…it is in your blood. Sending love.”