Bruce Willis' wife shares health update after actor's first birthday since dementia diagnosis
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Bruce Willis' wife Emma Heming Willis has taken to social media to update fans on how her husband is doing after a weekend of celebrating the actor's 68th birthday.
Heming Willis, 44, said via Instagram that they were 'grateful' and had 'such a great time celebrating' celebrating Willis on his birthday.
"He had the best time. He loved his apple pie," she said.
"So we got through that. I pulled myself together. But guess what's tomorrow? It's our wedding anniversary. So I'm sure I'll be feeling all the feels."
The 44-year-old former model went on to look to the future, revealing that she and her family have 'so many beautiful things and fun things to look forward to'.
"Mable's birthday is coming up; She's turning 11. Evelyn will be turning nine," she said of the couple's shared children.
"And then the birth of Demi and Bruce's first grandchild, my step-grandchild, which we're so excited about.
"So, so many fun things to look forward to. So many things to be grateful for."
Heming Willis also shared an emotional video on the Die Hard actor's birthday, revealing she does suffer through 'times of sadness'.
In the clip, Emma opened up about her life following her husband’s dementia diagnosis, before thanking fans for their well-wishes and messages of support.
“So today is my husband’s birthday. I have started the morning by crying as you can see by my swollen eyes and snotty nose,” Emma said in the video.
“I just think it’s important that you see all sides of this.
“I always get this message where people always tell me, ‘Oh you’re so strong. I don’t know how you do it.’ I’m not given a choice. I wish I was but I’m also raising two kids in this.
“Sometimes in our lives, we have to put our big girl panties on and get to it. And that’s what I’m doing.
“But I do have times of sadness, every day, grief every day, and I’m really feeling it today on his birthday.”
She went on: “As much as I do it for myself I do it for you because I know how much you love my husband… Don’t cry, Emma.
"But it means so much to me so thank you."
She later shared another clip to mark her 14th wedding anniversary to the Armageddon star, showing off a beautiful bouquet of flowers she received from a friend.
She said on social media she woke up with her 'heart full' and then went on to reflect on the power of random acts of kindness can have on caregivers.
"Today marks 14 years of marriage to the greatest love of my life," the model turned entrepreneur said.
"I woke with my heart full but what my mind kept going back to was another person's act of kindness yesterday I wanted to share as it inspired the heck out of me."
"It got me thinking about how hard these types of 'special occasions' can be on caregivers. When usually our person would acknowledge the event, now their changing brains just can’t. And that is what it is."