Brittany Hockley ‘thought she was dying’ from Covid and ‘super flu’
Bachelor star Brittany Hockley ‘thought she was dying’ after being hit by Covid-19 and the ‘super flu’ at the same time
Brittany Hockley is recovering after being hit by Covid-19 and the ‘super flu’ at the same time.
The Bachelor-turned-influencer star, 34, revealed on Instagram on Sunday that she’d just come home from a short hospital stay.
She admitted she felt like she was “dying” when she was first admitted for treatment.
Brittany Hockley, turned influencer, is recovering after being hit by Covid-19 and the ‘super flu’ at the same time
“My whole body stopped, I couldn’t breathe properly, I thought I was going to pass out,” Brittany said.
The podcast host said the onset of symptoms was sudden and hit her “like a bus.”
‘I wake up and my sheets are soaked’ [from sweat]† I just couldn’t move [out of bed] of the fever. Every part of my body aches,” Brittany said.
Her symptoms included vomiting, dizziness, headache and night sweats.
Brittany, 34, shared this ‘thank you’ message on Instagram after revealing her health struggles
Brittany is now home and eating again.
The reality star shared her dramatic experience with her 200,000 followers and said the past five days had been “very emotional.”
‘It’s been a struggle. It’s definitely been the worst week of my life… I’ve never felt so bad,” she said.
The 34-year-old Bachelor-turned-influencer star revealed to Instagram followers on Sunday that she had returned home after a short hospital stay. Photo: Brittany on her sickbed
Meanwhile, the star shared a touching thank you to all her friends and followers who have offered support.
“I can barely keep my eyes open, so I can’t call you back, sorry,” she said.
“Today was worse than yesterday when I went to the hospital. I can only hope that this is the highlight and that I start to improve from here. I have a feeling it couldn’t get any worse.’
In a dramatic post on her social media, Brittany shared how she felt she was ‘going to die’ when she was first admitted for treatment
Brittany added that she hopes to “get back into action soon.”
The news comes after Brittany took to Instagram on Thursday night, she shared a photo of herself with an identification band on her wrist.
In the image, captioned “that escalated quickly,” Brittany is seen lying on a hospital bed wearing a face mask.
Brittany also shared a short video with a close-up of her face, revealing one of the downsides of being famous.
“When you’re on your deathbed, but the doctor says, ‘Hey, I love your podcast,” she says in the footage.
“I think that should make me feel better, but honestly just give me morphine.”
Professor Catherine Bennett, chair of epidemiology at Deakin University, told Daily Mail Australia that Covid restrictions combined with unusual weather are responsible for the 87,989 flu cases reported early this season.
Hockley pictured at the Australian premiere of The Staircase at Restaurant Hubert in May