Jeff Bridges says his cancer is in remission and he is making progress in his fight against the long-term effects of Covid after ae hard battle. In a new post on on his website , the actor claims his cancer mass is now the size of a marble and his Covid in the rearview mirror after a fight that began earlier this year . Bridges believes he caught the virus after being exposed in the facility where he was receiving chemotherapy treatment. He spent five weeks in the hospital, he says, because my immune system is affected by chemo. My dancing with Covid makes my cancer look like a piece of cake he wrote. Read moreHe said 'he was still working to forgo oxygen support altogether, but no longer needed it to walk around. Bridges was happy to announce that his goal of taking his daughter, Hayley, into thethe aisle when his wedding had been reached, and he was also able to do the traditional father / daughter dance without the aid of oxygen Bridges said his wife had also struggled with Covid and had spent five days to the hospital. Covid kicked my ass pretty well, but I'm double vaccinated and feel a lot better now, Bridges wrote, adding he had managed to keep his spirits up. Although I had moments of tremendous pain ... approaching the pearly doors, overall , I felt happy and joyful most of the time. This contact with mortality brought me a real gift - life is short and beautiful, he wrote. Love is all around us and available at all times. It 's about us opening up to receive the gift. Bridges will be the next star in The Old Man for FX, a drama based on the novel by Thomas Perry.