Derek Hough’s wife, Hayley Erbert, recovers from surgery as they celebrate Christmas.

Derek Hough and Hayley Erbert had an eventful Christmas with a medical emergency. Despite the scare, they celebrate life and love. Read on for the full story.

Oh, the joys of the holiday season! Derek Hough and his wife, Hayley Erbert, had quite the eventful Christmas this year. Instead of sipping eggnog by the fireplace, they found themselves dealing with a medical emergency. But fear not, all is well now, and they are celebrating the precious gift of life and love.

In case you missed the drama, let me fill you in. While Hough and Erbert were on tour for their Symphony of Dance, Erbert started feeling a bit off. And by “a bit off,” I mean she was rushed to the hospital with a cranial hematoma from a burst blood vessel. Yikes! Emergency surgery was required, and she ended up undergoing a craniectomy, which is fancy lingo for a surgery to remove a portion of the skull. Just your typical holiday season, right?

But wait, there’s more! Hough has been keeping fans updated on his Instagram, sharing the rollercoaster of emotions they’ve been through. From uncertainty and fear to hope and relief, the couple has been on quite the journey. But the good news is that Erbert is doing well and her recovery process has been nothing short of a miracle. There’s even talk of another surgery to insert a skull implant in a few weeks. It’s like a holiday miracle in the form of medical procedures!

Now, let’s talk about the real stars here – their impressive dancing careers. Erbert has been a dancer for most of her life, even competing on So You Think You Can Dance and performing alongside big names like Carrie Underwood and Paula Abdul. She even joined Hough and his sister Julianne on tour and later became part of the Dancing With The Stars troupe. Talk about a power couple on the dance floor!

As we reflect on this holiday season, let’s take a page out of Hough’s book and cherish the ones we hold dear. Hold your loved ones close and treasure every moment, because you never know when a medical emergency might crash your holiday plans. But hey, at least they have a great story to tell at future family gatherings, right? Here’s to a healthy and dance-filled new year for Derek Hough and Hayley Erbert! Cheers to the power of love and a good recovery story.

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