Jonnie Irwin says he is ‘weak and fragile’ now that he has celebrated his early 50th birthday.
Jonnie Irwin shared a candid update on his frustrations dealing with terminal cancer.
The escape to the country The presenter has previously said he “doesn’t know how long” he has to live in November after being first diagnosed with lung cancer in August 2020.
He has now opened up about how trying to play football with his four-year-old son “broke him up”.
“I tried to play football with Rex the other day and was in goal and couldn’t get to the ball. It was so frustrating,” he said The sun.
“I’m very athletic and suddenly it’s like trying football for the first time. I felt like a grandpa. And that broke me a bit.”
He added: “I always thought, ‘I’m an older dad but I’m going to lead from the front’, but now I’m behind.”
Irwin also revealed that he recently celebrated his 50th birthday ahead of the actual date in November with a huge party attended by 170 friends and family.
“It was a great night,” he said. “I picked a playlist of some great tunes from the 90’s and 2000’s and people came from all over the country and abroad.
“I didn’t realize how much loyalty and generosity my friends would show. I was amazed and charmed by their support as well as that of our families who have been amazing.
“I just wanted to do something to celebrate my birthday and had no idea how many people would actually come. It was amazing.”
He added, “I’m weak now, frail and my memory is terrible… but I’m still here.”
In conversation with Hello! magazine Published Nov. 1, Irwin explained that he decided to go public about his illness after learning that his lung cancer had spread to his brain.
be while A place in the Sun The contract was not renewed, he has continued to work for the road shows and has also filmed segments with the BBC Live tomorrow. On Instagram, he documents the renovations he’s doing at the family home.
In February, Irwin shared an Instagram story telling fans he had started hyperbaric oxygen therapy, a treatment that involves breathing pure (hyperbaric) oxygen in a pressurized environment.
Irwin shared a picture of the portable zip-lock chamber he used after walking to a treatment center in Newcastle and captioned it: “And at the end of this walk… that’s… #hyperbaric oxygen therapy.”
It is believed that hyperbaric oxygen therapy can increase the amount of oxygen in cancer cells, potentially making them easier to kill with radiation therapy and chemotherapy.
https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/jonnie-irwin-now-illness-b2303482.html Jonnie Irwin says he is ‘weak and fragile’ now that he has celebrated his early 50th birthday.