Albert Pujols spoke out about his wife after she underwent brain surgery to remove a benign tumor. The former MLB star believes that God brought the couple together and is hopeful for her future recovery.
Albert Pujols had a lot on his mind after returning to the St. Louis Cardinals lately, particularly because this will be his last season in the Major League Baseball. Despite this, he stays committed to helping his wife Deidre Pujols, who had brain surgery on Wednesday.
While in spring training with the Cardinals in St. Louis, Pujols got a text message informing him that his wife’s operation to remove a brain tumor had gone well. After then, the 42-year-old veteran expressed his concerns and expressed his wish that the physicians would do an excellent job in assisting his life partner.
“But you’re always worried about it each time you expose your scalp and skull,” he told USA Today. “You put your faith in the doctor’s judgment and ability. They perform surgery as much as we do swings in the cage.”
When questioned about being away from his wife at such a crucial moment, Albert Pujols said that he has always been able to keep his personal and professional lives separate. That isn’t to say he isn’t aware of his priorities.
“I think about it,” the Cardinals player said, “but when it’s time to lock in, I concentrate on what I need to accomplish.” “Yes, Didi and my family are in my thoughts and prayers.”
Deidre Pujols revealed the specifics of her operation to remove a tumor from her skull in October 2021 on Instagram on Tuesday. She reportedly put off the treatment as long as she could “out of dread and inconvenience” to her hectic schedule. Mrs. Pujols also explained why she decided to make the announcement public, saying that “events like this make you think on the fragility of life and the influence that my life has had on the world.”
“Like all of you, I’ve learned things via both good and terrible situations throughout my life. My mission, on the other hand, has always been to serve others, to make a positive difference in people’s lives, and to establish the Kingdom of God on Earth. This is one of my favorite things to share… I have a birthday and a deathdate, but the dash in between is the most important. “I don’t feel I’m through living out my Dash,” she said on Instagram. “However, in delicate times like the one I’ll be entering tomorrow, I can’t help but reassess all of my life investments, including relationships, spiritually, psychologically, and whether or not I lived life to the fullest.”
It’s wonderful to hear that the surgery on the wife of the Cardinals’ first baseman went well. Deidre will, indeed, share additional updates on her recuperation once she has recovered and is able to.
Albert’s attitude has to be admired by Cardinals supporters. While he might have requested the day off, he demonstrated his dedication to the team and his willingness to assist them at any costs. He has excellent management skills, and the team could not have asked for anything more.
Over the weekend, the 42-year-old Dominican Republic native agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million agreement to return to St. Louis. After that, he announced his retirement at the conclusion of the 2022-23 season, with rumours claiming that he planned to conclude his career alongside one of his best friends, Yadier Molina, in St. Louis.