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He is making significant progress, however, and credits not only his doctors but also the help of his family and friends.
At the top of that list is his fiancée, Amy Reimann, whom Earnhardt says plays a key role in his recovery.
MORE: Key career moments | Junior quiets retirement talk | Sunday observations "Amy has been there every step of the way pushing me to stay focused and to realize the progress we have made and to keep working hard," said Earnhardt, who will miss the rest of the 2016 NASCAR season but hopes to return for 2017's season-opening Daytona 500.
Though Earnhardt has a ways to go before he can resume racing, he says he's making progress in his daily life. Micky Collins' goal "to get Dale feeling as normal as a human being." "Aside from just not being at the track and doing what I'm used to doing, the first four or five weeks were really difficult," Earnhardt said Sunday in a news conference at Darlington Raceway.
88 car team Earnhardt credits his fiancée for helping him work through those daily challenges and return to a normal life. "So, that's been awesome to have her with me every day, and available to help me.
And she doesn't complain and she's right there with me doing all the exercises.
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WATCH: 'Real Housewives of New York' Star Luann de Lesseps Marries Tom D'Agostino in New Year's Eve Ceremony Earnhardt revealed that he and Reimann were engaged in June 2015. While Earnhardt tied the knot on New Year's Eve, Sam Hunt just got engaged to girlfriend Hannah Lee Fowler, the singer's rep confirmed to ET on Tuesday. What an amazing experience," Earnhardt wrote on Twitter, alongside a sweet image of the couple from their wedding day.Honeymooners Earnhardt and Reimann certainly are -- despite a little snafu with lost luggage. @Delta sent it on a personal trip of its own to get to our final destination.Getting back to normal is right there in the near future.I'm getting better every day." MORE: Concussion victim Ricky Craven says Junior return is 50-50 Collins confirmed Earnhardt's assessment, while stressing that Junior has a ways to go before returning to racing.