By CBS3 Staff

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. (CBS) — A 66-year-old woman is telling her story of survival after battling COVID-19. Bonnie Reilly left AristaCare in Plymouth Meeting on Friday after eight months on a ventilator.

She was transferred to three different hospitals before arriving at AristaCare, a skilled nursing facility.

Reilly says she’s thankful to be alive.

“You don’t know how much you take for granted. I had to learn to walk again, to eat, to talk. I couldn’t do any of that when I came here,” she said.

Reilly thanked the staff at AristaCare for her recovery.

Her husband, Bill, picked her up and took her home to be with her family.

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