In an open letter to fans on
AL B Sure has come out and talked about his health battle.
He called it a “A medical rollercoaster" and it landed him in the hospital for 2 months.
"I want to send a personal and sincere thank you to all of you who sent prayers, well-wishes and positive energy my way," Sure! said. "I now value everyday functionality like walking, talking and breathing on your own with no assistance from a medical professional or machines. Take none of those things for granted."
Sure said that his health ordeal began in July when he "began to lose feeling on the entire left side of my body" and "fell over" while working in the studio.
"I only remember sitting in the ER in a wheelchair and my brother, DJ Eddie F, standing next to me speaking with security," Sure! Explained
The 54-year-old didn’t go into detail about the cause of his medical issue. He did share some other details….He said that he “accumulated excessive fluid in my lungs, fungal pneumonia, became septic (and) had lymph nodes removed."
He had underwent various medical procedures during his hospitalization, including an organ transplant, He had “multiple blood transfusions," intubation and being placed on a ventilator.
The severity of his condition left his doctors feeling like their was nothing left to do. The said that they were "fully prepared to send me to hospice," he said.
"Doctors said it just didn’t look as if I’d make it through with everything going on simultaneously," Sure! Explained. "Thank God I’m alive, alert, gradually healing and forever grateful for my time being extended on His green Earth. I’m maintaining a positive mindset throughout this healing process.”
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