By Monique Friedlander For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 21:08 GMT, 8 January 2020 | Updated: 22:39 GMT, 8 January 2020
Former Olympic swimmer Lisa Curry has revealed she was rushed to hospital on New Year's Day after waking up with an extremely swollen throat.
Taking to Instagram on Wednesday, the 57-year-old described the terrifying ordeal in detail while sharing a photo of herself hooked up to a drip in the hospital ward.
'My goal for the year was to slow the heck down ... before I even got a chance to slow down, I ended up here in a Melbourne hospital,' Lisa began.
Health scare: Lisa Curry took to Instagram on Wednesday to reveal she been rushed to hospital on New Year's Day after waking up with an extremely swollen throat
'New Years Day lovely lunch with friends, go home for a nana nap, woke up unable to breathe... my throat and tongue swollen and so scary not to be able to get