Bret Michaels is out of the hospital following a subarachnoid hemorrhage, which bleeding in the base of his brain, April 21. He spent 10 days in ICU, but the singer says he feels “lucky to be alive,” according to People.com.
People also states that Michaels is currently at a rehabilitation facility for physical therapy, and is expected to make a full recovery. His doctor told People, that a full recovery only occurs in 10 to 20 percent of all cases.
Michaels told MTV that he plans to make a bucket list and will possibly settle down with his long-time girlfriend and mother of his children, Kristi Gibson.
As for public appearances and activities, the rocker is set to appear on Oprah Wednesday, release a new album June 8 called “Custom Built,” and is set to appear and compete on the live finale of “Celebrity Apprentice” May 23.
Michaels is also planning to start performing live again at Hard Rock Live in Biloxi, Miss., May 28, and plans to tour through December, while making up the dates he missed this spring due to his recent hospital stay and an emergency appendectomy in early April, according to his website.
VH1 is set to premiere a new Michaels documentary series, “Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It,” which promises to give viewers “an insider’s look at Bret’s home life,” May 31. This will only be a sneak peek due to Michaels’ recent health crisis. The full 1o-episode run will air this fall, according to MTV.com.
Also on his website, the tour schedule continues to state that Michaels will be ready to perform in Quincy Aug. 18 and 19 to make up the rescheduled April dates.
The date for the Quincy show has finally been changed from April to August on Ticketmaster. However, as previously stated, a ticket for April 28 will be still be accepted for the Aug. 18 show and one for April 29 will be accepted for the Aug, 19 show. The first show has sold out, but there are still tickets available for the second show here.