Wendy Williams speaks out for the primary time since her prognosis.
Final month, the TV character introduced she is taking a 3 week hiatus because of points regarding her hyperthyroidism and Graves’ illness.
On Monday, the 53-year-old sat down with GMA to elucidate why she’s placing her well being first (as she ought to!).
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The host mentioned:
“We, as girls, notably if — we have now households, you understand, we’re caring for youngsters, we’re caring for, you understand, residence, our husbands, we handle all people however ourselves. And it is actually unlucky. And that — that’s one thing that has no socioeconomic factor to it. It doesn’t matter what — it doesn’t matter what the lady’s standing is, it looks like we’re all in the identical boat. I am not doing that anymore. Wendy first.”
Wendy went on to offer Individuals an replace on her well being since she determined to make the swap in her focus:
“I really feel 100% higher than I used to be just a few months in the past. I had a storm entering into my physique is one of the simplest ways I can clarify it. It got here from me neglecting my six month endocrinology appointment. I’ve Graves illness and hyperthyroid. In case you have one you do not essentially need to have the opposite, however I’ve each, and I used to be recognized with each 19 years in the past.”
Earlier than she determined to take a hiatus, Wendy admitted her well being was “fairly dangerous,” however she thought it was due to menopause:
“With the menopause I wasn’t pointing a finger to any specific factor. I used to be simply feeling like ‘All proper, nicely I am 53 and that is I suppose the way it’s imagined to be.’ Even in October after I handed out on Halloween, that individual day when the EMTs bought there I had hypertension, which I by no means have hypertension.”
“My blood stress is all the time both good or low. It is by no means excessive. Nevertheless it was excessive and the dearth of sodium in order that they had been filling me with electrolytes, simply fill, fill, fill, fill. I can not consider that I bought up after the business break and closed out the present. I really like doing the present, however I really like me extra. So I’ll handle me, so I may be there for them.”
She can be returning to her speak present immediately, will YOU be tuning in??
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