On November 30, Big Swole announced that she and AEW had mutually parted ways.
Swole was officially signed by AEW in December 2019 after appearing in the Casino Battle Royale at All Out 2019 and make regular appearances on AEW Dark.
She was sidelined in early 2021 when it was revealed that she had been battling Crohn's disease.
Speaking on her Call In show, Swole elborated on what she goes through with Crohn's disease and shared the story of how she was in the hospital months before AEW All Out in 2019.
"There have been days where I have taken maybe two or three pain relievers, we're talking hard pain relievers; narco, lortab, Percocet, Vicodin, Tramadol, morphine pills, hydrocodone, everything. There were times where I took two or three to get through a match because I don't want to quit. There are people who have an autoimmune disease who are looking up to me and saying, 'She's doing it.' Yes, I'm doing it and taking every measure I can do continue to do it. I do put my body on the line for this sport. To hear people saying that I don't have Crohn's, this is not something I would wish upon anyone. There have been countless times where I've gone to the hospital and countless times where they are telling me, 'You're dying.' Before I got signed to AEW, I got really really sick, to the point where they sent my blood to the CDC and Mayo Clinic and they didn't know what it was. There is nothing scarier than looking to the people who are supposed to know these things and them saying, 'we don't know what you have' because of this illness. They ended up naming it the Nightmare Virus. I was deathly sick, dropping weight, I couldn't hold up anything, and they couldn't feed me. I asked God for two years to wrestle somewhere important and carry on because I felt like I needed to. He gave me the message that there was something bigger coming for me and I had to get ready. I got ready. This was right before I got to AEW, literally six months before doing the All Out battle Royale. I was in the hospital just completely gone and shriveled up to nothing. To hear people say I don't have Crohn's is completely ridiculous," she said.
On April 20, Swole explained her medical marijuana has helped her manage her Crohn's disease. You can find her comments by clicking here.
At the end of the podcast, Swole said she would be telling her AEW story before the end of the year. You can learn more about her departure from AEW by clicking here.
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