Joni Mitchell Gets Visit From Tom Rush; Health Update

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Joni Mitchell shared news on May 29 of a recent visit she received from a friend. On her social platforms, the famed singer-songwriter shared a picture taken with fellow musician Tom Rush. Rush had been touring on the “left coast” and recapped some highlights. “Best of all,” he wrote, “was getting to spend an afternoon with Joni at her home in LA. She’s amazing! Still! She’s doing very well, thank you, better all the time, and sends her regards.”

A post on Mitchell’s official website revealed that she suffered an aneurysm on March 31, 2015, when she was found unconscious in her Los Angeles home and taken to UCLA Medical Center. The same post also noted that she is now back at her Bel Air residence and recovering.

“Joni did in fact suffer an aneurysm,” says a statement approved by her friend and conservator Leslie Morris. “However, details that have emerged in the past few days are mostly speculative [referring to an interview with David Crosby on The Huffington Post]. The truth is that Joni is speaking, and she’s speaking well. She is not walking yet, but she will be in the near future as she is undergoing daily therapies…. [S]he’s getting better each day. A full recovery is expected.”

Mitchell turned 75 on November 7, 2018.

A February 2019 photo of Mitchell with the artist David Hockney warmed hearts everywhere.

Mitchell is no stranger to health issues. At age eight she contracted polio and was hospitalized, and has been an unrepentant smoker since she was nine years old. Retired from recording and touring, the seven-time Grammy winner suffers from Morgellons Disease, a controversial, self-diagnosed condition with a wide range of dermatological symptoms that include scratching, itching and burning feelings, often accompanied by the emergence of threads, strings, and filaments from the skin of the sufferers. Studies performed and published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have determined that Morgellons is a psychosomatic disorder.

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  1. niki
    #1 niki 20 February, 2019, 23:03

    Morghellons is NOT a proven psychosomatic disease. The CDC lies, as we know by now, it was delivered by the chemtrails, compliments of our government. They had the audacity to pretend it was all in the poor people’s heads ! such hypocrisy !

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    • airmid2
      airmid2 17 June, 2019, 11:30

      Not psychosomatic- the CDC is often incorrect, and just another government agency we can’t trust.

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    • Freud
      Freud 14 August, 2019, 09:51

      You know nothing of the concept of ‘hysterical conversion.’ You are not versed in psychoanalytic theory. Just because Joni is a musical genius doesn’t mean she’s not neurotic.

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  2. Gem
    #2 Gem 8 June, 2019, 09:19

    The CDC lies about this disease. I have no skin sores and look perfectly healthy but I have fibers that grow out of my hair that can be easily seen with the naked eye. This isn’t the worst symptom it’s just an obvious one. I have been diagnosed with Lyme Disease in the past and this may have something to do with that. Lyme is another disease the CDC wishes they could sweep under the rug. The medical community treats HIV patients better than someone who went on a hike and got sick from a tick bite.

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  3. JC
    #3 JC 10 June, 2019, 16:40

    How on earth can one cause filaments and fibers to emerge from their skin? How can that be psychosomatic? Clearly this is a scary condition undoubtedly caused by a poison or chemical ingested by the sufferer. Government nonsense as usual.

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