Reality star Ms. Juicy Baby of Lifetime’s “Little Women: Atlanta” has formally been discharged from the hospital following a stroke she suffered in late April.
“I am not at 100%, but I am still healing,” the TV and radio character, whose actual title is Shirlene Pearson, started on Instagram Saturday earlier than summarizing her terrifying ordeal and confirming she suffered a stroke.
“I want to say thank you for all of the love and support … and I appreciate y’all being concerned,” she went on.
Juicy, 50, specified that the kind of stroke she had “entailed a brain bleed,” which “can cause different things for different people,” earlier than detailing the daunting toll it took on her fundamental motor features and cognitive skills.
“I had to learn how to walk, learn how to talk, learn how to eat, learn how to swallow,” she mentioned, mentioning that she’s at present nonetheless going to speech remedy.
“I can’t even really say ‘Ms. Juicy Baby’ the way I usually say it,” she added, sadly.
In the course of receiving well-wishes from her followers, “A lot of people reminded me I’m a fighter. I appreciate it,” she shared.
She additionally spoke of her household helping her as soon as she was launched from the ICU.
“My mom and my sister, both, they stopped their everyday lives to come here and help me out, so I can get better and tend to my everyday life,” the truth star described. “So again, I want to thank y’all, but I also want to thank them too.”
She additionally defined, “I haven’t been able to work. So there’s no money coming in,” earlier than highlighting the hyperlink to a GoFundMe her sister launched earlier this month to assist cowl Juicy’s medical prices
“As you can see, I’m not dead. I’m right here. It might have slowed me down, but I’m here, and I’ll be back at 100% when the time is right,” she went on. “But I can’t push it and I can’t rush it.”
“This right here, this is not me” she concluded, her voice cracking. “I can’t stay this way too long y’all. So keep praying. We’ll be back real soon. Love you and thank you.”