‘RHOC:’ Eddie Judge Is the Picture of Health in These Instagram Photos

Tamra Judge from The Real Housewives of Orange County has endured several months of worry over her husband Eddie’s heart condition. The complex issue was revealed last season and cameras followed the couple’s rollercoaster journey.

After the season wrapped, Tamra posted to Instagram that Eddie’s condition was resolved. The couple seemed to return to their life, which is filled with plenty of physical activity. They own a gym and Eddie was extremely frustrated during the season about having to reduce the amount he could teach and workout.

Eddie Judge and Tamra Judge |Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Feld Entertainment

Unfortunately, Tamra found that Eddie wasn’t completely finished with his heart challenge. She posted a message to Instagram in February, but insisted the couple would persist.

‘Not the news we were hoping for’

Like many people with a heart condition, Eddie has to endure routine testing to ensure he is still in good health. Eddie was dealing with Atrial fibrillation (Afib), which is an irregular heartbeat. Despite being in top atheltic shape, he had to reduce his workouts and undergo a number of procedures.

Tamra told ET he had six heart procedures, two of which were invasive. In the fall, the couple believed Eddie was finally in the clear. By winter, Eddie was tested to ensure the procedure worked. “Hoping for good news. it’s been 5 months since his last ablation and he’s been feeling so much better,” Tamra posted to Instagram. “Today the doc will scope his heart to see if his appendage is working properly & he can go off medication. If it’s not working the appendage will need to be closed (another procedure) and he stays on meds. @eddiejudge must be nervous because his heart is playing all kinds of tricks right now.”

The couple held their breath and hoped for the best. Sadly, the news wasn’t great. “Not the news we were hoping for,” Tamra wrote on Instagram. “We will keep fighting this fight. thank you for all the love. @eddiejudge you have my heart.”

But he’s doing well

While the couple hasn’t commented directly about Eddie’s health, the couple’s Instagram accounts point to Eddie being on the mend. Only weeks after Tamra’s heartbreaking announcement, Eddie was back on the treadmill. “What’s that saying? When life gives you health… what do you do with it???” he posted to Instagram. “It feels so good to be back on track to get my fitness where it was before afib. What would you do if you got a second chance?”

Eddie also seems to be digging into a plant-based diet too. He’s posting awesome recipes and shared he’s seeing a difference in his resting heart rate. “My plan worked last night! Plant base dinner = great night rest.I am ready to conquer my to do list,” he wrote.

Recently, Tamra shared some inspirational photos from the couple’s “health and wellness weekend with the hubs.” Both Tamra and Eddie look like they are extremely fit and healthy and she joked in some posts. “Who’s a bigger prick,” she captioned as Eddie stands in front of a huge cactus. “Joking aside I’m so happy that @eddiejudge was able to hike camelback, a few months ago his heart wouldn’t allow it. Love you baby.”

Fans are thrilled to see how well Eddie is doing and many made comments. One person commented about how inspirational Eddie’s journey has been because her husband is dealing with similar heart issues. “Keep it up,” Eddie responded to the fan. “With the right doctor he will be ok. Don’t give up and don’t settle for the wrong doctor.”

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