Olympic champion Mary Lou Retton has reached a significant milestone in her battle against pneumonia. She has been released from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and is now recovering at home. The news was shared by her daughter, McKenna, through an Instagram post, where she expressed gratitude to the medical team and fans for their support.
Olympic champion Mary Lou Retton has been discharged from the ICU and is now recovering at home after battling a rare form of pneumonia. Although there is still a long road to recovery, her family is grateful for the love and support they have received. A community campaign has also raised significant funds to assist with her hospital bills.
Long Road to Recovery
Retton’s daughter acknowledged that while her mother is on the path to recovery, there is still a long road ahead. Despite this, the family remains hopeful, taking each day as a step forward. The Olympic gold medalist was admitted to the ICU earlier this month after being diagnosed with a rare form of pneumonia. Although her initial progress was promising, she experienced a setback last week that was described as “pretty scary.”
Despite the setback, Retton has managed to overcome the challenges and has made progress in her recovery. The entire family is overjoyed by her release from the ICU and is grateful for the outpouring of love and support they have received.