Emma Heming indicated she is suffering along with her husband Bruce Willis, diagnosed with aphasia back in April.
“This was the summer of self-discovery — finding new hobbies, going out of my comfort zone and staying active,” Heming wrote in an Instagram video.
“My grief can be paralyzing but I’m learning how to live alongside it.”
Heming, 44, has been married to Willis, 67, since 2009. He is perhaps best known for the Die Hard franchise. Though he has starred in multiple other well-known films, including Hudson Hawk, Pulp Fiction, 12 Monkeys, The Sixth Sense and Sin City.
Emma Heming on Instagram
Heming added that she received words of wisdom from one of Willis’ children.
“As my step-daughter @scoutlaruewillis told me, grief is the deepest and purest form of love. I hope you find some comfort in that too,” Heming wrote.
Scout Willis responded by writing, “This is so beautiful! I’m so proud of you, I love you so much!!!”
The family revealed in the spring that Willis is suffering from aphasia, a language disorder caused by damage to the areas of the brain responsible for comprehension and expression.
Heming, ex-wife Demi Moore and Moore and Willis’ daughters, Rumer, Scout and Tallulah jointly announced his retirement from acting upon learning of the diagnosis.
“As a result of this and with much consideration, Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him,” the family said at the time. “This is a really challenging time for our family and we are so appreciative of your continued love, compassion, and support.”
Willis and Heming also have two daughters together.