The Wall Street star shocked fans with his pale and gaunt appearance while undergoing treatment for stage four throat cancer in October (10), but he appeared to be the picture of health during a family trip to Disney World last week (24Nov10).
The actor travelled to Florida with his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and their two young children, Dylan, 10, and Carys, seven, and he reveals the vacation was a special treat for his kids to thank them for their love and support during his health crisis.
He tells People magazine, "We are very happy and thankful with the way things are going. Dylan and Carys have been so amazing throughout all of this. Catherine and I wanted to thank them the best way we could."
And while he's making good progress in his recovery, Douglas insists on maintaining a reserved outlook on the coming months.
He says, "I feel stronger every day. But it's a long road back."