Joanna Gaines is recovering at home after an unanticipated back operation.
In order to treat a severe back condition, the 44-year-old Magnolia Network star announced on Thursday that she had undergone surgery barely two weeks before. She shared a candid photo of herself giving the peace sign while lying in bed in the hospital, followed by a cuddle with her 4-year-old son Crew on Instagram.
Joanna, though, is looking at the positive aspects of her comeback.
Sincere appreciation the break amid the busiest time of the year. It has been a blessing to sit still, observe the beauty of the environment around me, and do nothing, she reflected.
She closed the post by wishing her followers a happy holiday.
“Wishing you and yours a nice Christmas week,” she retorted. I hope that despite the possibility that things may not turn out exactly as you had imagined, you will be able to recognize the miracle of the present.
The Fixer Upper actress talked about how she learned to cherish spontaneity as she grew older on the cover of PEOPLE last month. One of those wonderful, chance meetings involves her son Crew and a moving story.
He said, “Mom, I need you to get on your stomach, on the ground, and look at what these ants are carrying,” while I was getting ready for work. Joanna, telling PEOPLE. I said, “Honey, I can see them from up here.