Loose Women’s Carol McGiffin Flooded With Support After Heartbreaking Admission
Loose Women star Carol McGiffin is awash with support from viewers after candid admission on ITV show
loose women star Caroline McGiffin received thousands of messages from viewers after speaking candidly about his health on Tuesday’s show.
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Carol, 62, spoke to the panel about the possibility of undergoing reconstructive surgery after undergoing a mastectomy in 2014.
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“I’ve been recovering from it for almost eight years and I don’t think about it all the time, I try not to, but there’s a constant reminder with the scar,” she said. to panelists Christine Lampard, Frankie Bridge and Kelle Bryan.
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“Ever since I had the mastectomy, I’ve wanted to have the reconstruction because I want my body to look like I think it’s normal again,” Carol said.
Carol frankly opened up to her loose women colleagues
“I don’t like the idea of this part of me missing and being so asymmetrical, but at the same time, I can’t bring myself to do it because I don’t want to get into it just in case the cancer would arise backwards.
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“Because it’s always a risk and if it comes back, you know the month after I’ve been in the hospital for two months…I don’t know…I can’t understand that,” said she continued.
The star has been married to Mark Cassidy since 2018
Shortly after her appearance, a message appeared on the official Loose Women Instagram page which read: “We have been overwhelmed with support, after Carol explained on today’s show why she didn’t performed reconstructive surgery after his mastectomy.”
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And fans were quick to reach out to the spunky TV star. “I’m with you Carol. I too chose not to have reconstruction because I felt I had been through enough and was just grateful to still be alive,” shared the One. Two.
A post dedicated to Carol was shared on the loose women Instagram account
A second said: “I just had surgery 2 weeks ago. Everyone has their own way of dealing with it as Carol said and I think the same. But it’s hard when your body change. But we are all beautiful no matter what and life is for living. Good luck and love to everyone going through this. Xx.”
A third wrote: “My favorite LW – I have so much respect for her and her honesty she is an inspiration.”
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