Derek Houghwife, Hayley ErbertShe feels grateful that she spent the holiday with her husband after the health crisis she recently suffered.
“Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas!” Erbert, 29, captioned an Instagram photo of her and Hough, 38, kissing in front of the Christmas tree on Monday, December 25. “Creating the greatest gift ever. The precious gift of life and love we share.”
Matching the tree, Erbright wore a pair of green pajamas and a green polka-dot head scarf, which covered up any evidence of her recent surgery, while Hough kept things cozy in a gray long-sleeve shirt. Erbert concluded her message by writing: “Keep your loved ones close to you and treasure them in every moment ♥.”
Derek’s sister, Julianne HoughShe praised her sister-in-law in the comments of the post, calling her a “Christmas miracle.” peer Dancing with the stars Cast members also shared their well wishes for Erbert. “Love you guys. Merry Christmas. You look amazing,” host Julianne wrote, Alfonso RibeiroWhile the judge Carrie Ann Inaba He commented: “Good to see you! Merry Christmas! 🎄🎁 Sending you lots of love ❤️.”
Erbert’s Christmas Day photo marks her first Instagram post since suffering from a cranial hematoma earlier this month. Derek informed his fans via Instagram on December 7 that Herbert was hospitalized after his tour performance in Washington, D.C. Dance symphony, the night before and underwent an emergency craniectomy. “She is in stable condition,” Derek noted at the time.
Before the weekend, Erbert underwent a second surgery to restore the portion of her skull that was removed during the original procedure. “With great relief, gratitude and overwhelming joy, I would like to share with you that Hayley’s cranioplasty surgery was successfully completed as planned,” Derek captioned a photo of himself sitting next to his wife’s hospital bed on Thursday, December 21.
He continued: “This surgery represents a major milestone in my wife’s recovery journey, and your support has played a crucial role in getting us here. We are full of hope and optimism for the future, and we know that she is on her way to a full recovery, surrounded by such a loving community.”
Derek constantly shared updates on Erbert’s condition with fans online while also sharing his appreciation for the support he and his family received during her recovery. “Thank you for the amazing support and medical care she received,” he wrote alongside an Instagram video of him and Hailey walking along the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on December 15. How quickly can things change. But it also showed us the amazing strength and resilience that lies within us and the power of having a supportive community around us.
In another Instagram post, Derek praised Herbert for inspiring her “will, strength and resilience” after her health scare. “She is now on a long road to recovery. Words cannot express how thankful and grateful we are for the support and love you have shown us,” he wrote on December 8. “The kindness we have shown in this unfathomable, life-changing time is immeasurable. … Our hope is that as a family we can pay this amount one way or another.”