SERIOUS star Karen Hauer says she quit drinking to help boost her recovery from a serious knee injury.
Professional dancer forced out of BBC show final, but try to avoid undergoing surgery.
Update to fans on her condition, Karen said: “Fourth week in my knee rehab program. Feel stronger, more focused and determined than ever.
“No alcohol, more sleep, better food, more recovery time, great fitness.”
She added: “I had a checkup this morning so I’m feeling pretty stressed out.
“It all went very well with my knee. I’m really, really happy and grateful and grateful to my body for slowly recovering.”
39 years old, has collaborated with actor Greg Wise on the previous series.
She was forced to miss the joint performance of the joint performance because of an injured knee.
At the time, she explained on Instagram: “So right now I have two things wrong with my knee.
“So there was a little tear on my meniscus and then there was also a small piece of cartilage behind my knee but they were very small, so instead of surgery I had knee injections so that’s news. good.”
While diverting surgery, Karen confronts her fear of needles with the help of her boyfriend Jordan Jones.
She continued: “I mean, I was so scared of injections and needles. I hate needles so I’m glad it happened.
“I took off Jordan’s jacket quite a bit, but at least I didn’t have to have surgery, which is good for now.”
“I need to rest for a few days and then I will start rehab on Monday.”
Outlining her plan for the coming days, she says: “Strengthening, conditioning is something I’m really looking forward to. This is very new to me. I’m lying in bed and it’s almost 10 a.m. but that would be good for me.”
Like Jordan, Karen is being comforted by her dogs Phoebe and Marley.
They cuddled her on the sofa as she glimpsed her injured knee.
When forced to watch the final from home, Karen said: “It’s the first time in 10 years that I’ve had to go out, I wasn’t on set but I’m really happy to be clapping from Home.”
https://www.thesun.co.uk/tv/17267525/strictly-karen-hauer-life-changes-knee-injury/ Karen Hauer’s seriously reveals major life changes after a knee injury forced her to leave the final