“Yesterday my heart was made whole thanks to the collective efforts of MANY!,” she captioned an Instagram post at the time, in which she likewise called people for their contributions. “I’m humbled by their hearts. To care for another, a stranger to some, a friend to some— is humanity in its purest form! As BG and I start our journey to heal our minds, bodies, and spirits— I wanted to personally say thank you to some of the hands; seen and unseen, that helped make it possible for me to see my wife again!”
For her part, Brittney likewise penned a genuine message of thankfulness for everybody who was associated with her release.
“It feels so good to be home,” she captioned aDec 16 post including images of herself stepping off an aircraft and reuniting withCherelle “The last 10 months have been a battle at every turn. I dug deep to keep my faith and it was the love from so many of you that helped keep me going. From the bottom of my heart, thank you to everyone for your help.”
The Olympic gold medalist likewise took a minute to speak with her athletic future.
“I also want to make one thing very clear: I intend to play basketball for the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury this season,” she continued. “And in doing so, I look forward to being able to say ‘thank you’ to those of you who advocated, wrote, and posted for me in person soon.”