Kathy Griffin shares post-surgery update

A day after going public with her lung cancer medical diagnosis and prepares to have surgical treatment, Griffin published on her main Instagram account about where she is now.

“Wow! I’m so grateful for all the love you guys are sending me,” Griffin composed in the caption. “Surgery went well yesterday. Phew.”

In her preliminary statement Monday, Griffin, who stated she has actually never ever smoked, was favorable about her diagnosis. She stated her physicians “are very optimistic” that the cancer is phase one and consisted of to her left lung.

ABC’s “Nightline” aired an unique interview with Griffin on Monday night in which she attended to other current health battles. She stated that following a questionable 2017 image shoot which nearly destroyed her profession, she ended up being reliant to prescription medication and a tried suicide.

“I mean, who bottoms out and tries to take their life at 59? It’s almost a joke, right, and by the way, someday, this will all be comedy,” she stated. “Trust me… I was laughing to stay alive. And what I found is I felt like if I can’t make others laugh, then there’s no purpose for me to live. There’s no reason for me to live.”

“I was very nervous about opening up on @Nightline re my suicidal ideations and my prescription pill addiction,” Griffin composed in her post Tuesday, in which she likewise shared a picture of a keychain marking her sobriety.

“This keychain means the world to me,” she included. “One day at a time.”

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.