Jeremy Renner says near-fatal snowplow accident pushed him to 'not squander my life being spared'

"The will to be here and push to recover and be better… Be exceptional… I feel it’s my duty to do so."

Jeremy Renner is refusing to take life for granted after surviving his near-fatal snowplow accident on New Year's Day.

The Avengers actor, 52, wrote in an Instagram post that he has undergone "EVERY type of therapy" since the incident, including "countless hours of physical therapy, peptide injections, iv drips and pushes, stem cell and exosomes, red light / IR therapy, hyperbaric chamber 2.0 atmospheres, cold plunge, and the list goes on and on."

But, more than any treatment, Renner explained that the most influential method in his ongoing recovery process hasn't been physical, but mental.

"My greatest therapy has been my mind and the will to be here and push to recover and be better… Be exceptional… I feel it's my duty to do so," he wrote. "Not to squander my life being spared, but to give back to my family, friends, and all of you whom have empowered me to endure. I thank you all."

Renner ended his post with the hashtag #LoveAndTitanium, a nod to his forthcoming album that's inspired by his ongoing healing journey. Alongside the caption, he also shared a snapshot of himself through the reflection of a red light machine with the words "rest and recovery."

Renner sustained broke more than 30 bones — including his both ankles, his right knee, his left tibia, his right shoulder, eye socket, and eight ribs — while attempting to rescue his nephew from a sliding snowcat on his Nevada property. He was airlifted to a local hospital and discharged two weeks later.

"I chose to survive," Renner told Diane Sawyer in March. "It's not gonna kill me. No way."

In the months since, the actor/musician has continued to document his recovery on social media, posting videos of himself walking and completing several leg exercises. "I've decided to push through the pain of progress (this damn shattered tibia) and take the new parts for a tiny test drive," Renner wrote. "The body is miraculous."

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