The Challenge Star ‘Lucky to Be Alive’ After Health Scare

Nia Moore made her return to “The Challenge” on “All Stars 3,” which is at the moment airing proper now on Paramount+, however she revealed that she had a serious life-threatening well being scare simply a short time in the past.

The “Real World: Portland” alum, 33, appeared on “Challenge Reality News” with Benny Adams, the place she opened up about struggling a pulmonary embolism. “I used to be alleged to be filming a TV show proper now, and sadly I used to be not in a position to try this as a result of I couldn’t get cleared medically,” she shared. Nia, who works as a company flight attendant, stated:

Last week, I used to be hospitalized in Italy, after which once more in Atlanta. I came upon that I had a pulmonary embolism which is a blood clot of the lungs and it was one thing that might have been deadly.

Nia defined that the pulmonary embolism was a results of how a lot vaping she’d performed during the last two years. “Most individuals do not even know that I do it as a result of I used to be a closeted vapor,” she spilled. “When I did ‘All Stars 3,’ I at all times had one in my hand as a result of I had lots of social nervousness.” Nia stated since her hospitalization, she’s been on blood thinners and can proceed to take them for six months.

Nia additionally revealed that she deliberate on discussing what occurred in additional element on social media however she wanted extra time to course of and accumulate her ideas.

Nia Went Into Detail About What Happened the Night of Her Hospitalization in Italy

In her interview, Nia stated, “I knew in my intestine that what I used to be doing to my physique, I used to be gonna need to pay for sooner or later however I simply was so smug and delusional within the facet of, ‘effectively I in all probability acquired some years earlier than this was going to return after me and accumulate.’… I used to be fully flawed, I virtually doubtlessly misplaced my life in Italy.” She went into element about what occurred:

It was actually scary as a result of it began in a short time. I used to be sleeping and my physique stored sort of leaping out of my sleep and I seen that I used to be not respiration subconsciously, I needed to intentionally take every breath… I attempted to fall asleep once more and my physique jerked out of my slumber and one thing in my intestine simply stated, ‘it is advisable to rise up.’

And so I grabbed my passport, as a result of I felt like I used to be about to faint… I felt like somebody was sitting on my proper lung.

Nia defined that every one of it went down in a short while, about 30 seconds, and he or she stated she knew she needed to depart the room as a result of if she handed out within the room nobody would know. She stated she went to the resort foyer with out even placing on sneakers and the signs had been getting worse, along with her face dropping. The actuality star stated she thought she was having a stroke or a coronary heart assault. She continued:

I used to be terrified, I used to be holding my pilot’s hand within the ambulance the entire time on FaceTime with my dad and mom telling them I liked them and I used to be sorry as a result of I actually genuinely thought this was it.

I texted my canine sitter and I stated, ‘if I do not make it again dwelling please simply maintain my ladies.’

Nia turned emotional as she shared, “I simply bear in mind pondering like ‘I actually would possibly come again within the backside of a airplane.'” She stated she’s grateful she was capable of return dwelling safely and needed to be re-hospitalized upon her return to Atlanta, describing the scenario as a “actually scary factor.” She added, “I’ve give up chilly turkey and I’ll by no means vape or smoke something once more.”

Nia Brought Up ‘Challenge’ Star Diem Brown, Who Died of Ovarian Cancer in 2014

Nia spoke about how the expertise modified her life and shared that she thought of “Challenge” star Diem Brown, who died of ovarian most cancers at age 34. Nia stated, “She was my age, perhaps 34, however this was a lady who handled her physique like a temple and put nothing however gas and love into it and in the end it nonetheless labored in opposition to her… I simply suppose it is such a slap within the face for me to say that she is a kind of private heroes of mine and somebody that I really like dearly, then for me to proceed to show an absence of self-worth as pertains to my very own well being.”

Nia stated it was essential for her to share her story as a result of it felt like she was powerless to cease what was occurring and he or she needed it to be a wake-up name for others. She revealed that she was instructed by a number of medical doctors that primarily based on what they discovered along with her blood clots, she was “fortunate to be alive.” She stated she has “a brand new outlook on life and I simply can’t wait to get in the perfect form of my life. I need to discover more healthy habits and hobbies and get again to enjoying volleyball and do some boxing and hike extra and go operating and do issues that are not at all times associated to consuming, ingesting, and vaping.” She concluded:

Now that my cherry has been re-popped with All Stars 3, I completely need to do one other Challenge. And I need to dominate, I need to show up ready, I need to prepare for it, and even when I do not get the decision, I intend to stay my life as if I’m going to get the decision as a result of I need to be prepared and I wanna return and dominate ought to I am going.


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