By Ishita Srivastava for Dailymail.Com
21:33 February 17, 2024, updated 22:03 February 17, 2024
Michael Strahan’s 19-year-old daughter Isabella has shared a heartbreaking update on her health as she recovers from chemotherapy for brain cancer at home.
The freshman at the University of Southern California (USC) He was diagnosed with medulloblastoma in October after he began suffering “unbearable headaches” and woke up vomiting every morning.
In a YouTube video titled ‘Vlog 8: Recovering from Chemotherapy at Home’, Isabella shares the after-effects she faces while recovering from chemotherapy.
The young adult is heard saying that ‘everything hurts’ that she feels like she is ‘having a heart attack’ as she presses an ice pack to her head.
‘I don’t like. My head hurts. I have ice on my head. I feel like I’m having a heart attack. It’s definitely improved a little, but now my heart hurts.’
She also went into detail about the other pain that chemotherapy has caused her body.
‘My eyes are tired, it hurts to look around. My entire mouth feels like I have a giant root canal.
‘Each and every tooth, simply ripped out and not even surgically reattached. My jaw hurts, the base of my tongue hurts. It hurts when I drink water.
Jokingly, Isabella further said, “I would say I prefer brain surgery (to chemotherapy), but that might be extreme.” This is simply the longest journey.
She also talked about her to-do list, her food channel and her love of potatoes, suggesting she should change her name to ‘Miss Potato’.
At the end of the video, Isabella is seen with her twin sister Sophia using an Apple Vision Pro while Michael was on a phone call.
Speaking about recovering from home, Isabelle said: “Personally, I don’t care too much about the hospital because I feel safe, but I like being at home.”
The 5-minute video also offered glimpses of Isabella in the hospital.
After six weeks of radiation, Isabella was able “ringing the bell” earlier this month, a tradition carried out by cancer patients to mark the end of their medical treatment, such as the 52-year-old GMA host and her 57-year-old mother, Jean Muggli, who have been Rebuilding her fractured relationship after learning of her teenager’s diagnosis encouraged her.
Since then, the 19-year-old has taken fans behind the scenes of her difficult chemotherapy preparation and process, including shots of her blood being drawn and a port device placed in her chest to administer the treatment.
Yesterday’s video was the eighth in this series.