AceShowbiz - Cynthia Bailey has shared an update on her mother's medical condition amid her battle with breast cancer. Taking to Instagram, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" alum revealed that Barbara Ford Morris is in "good spirits" ahead of surgery.
On Monday, August 22, the 55-year-old shared a photo of her sitting next to her mom who was in her hospital bed. "SURGERY DAY. thank you for all the love, phone calls, texts and prayers everyone. my mother @barbarafmorris is a little anxious & nervous but otherwise in good spirits mentally and emotionally," she began her caption.
"Her blood pressure was too high to operate when they prepped her but thankfully they were able to get it down before the surgery," the TV personality added. "Now we pray and wait. CONTINUE to pray with me & my family for a successful surgery & a speedy recovery."
Cynthia announced Barbara's cancer diagnosis on August 12. Posting two pictures of herself along with her mom and her sister Malorie, she penned, "Just recently my beautiful mother @barbarafmorris was diagnosed with breast cancer. She didn't feel anything but it showed up on her most recent mammogram. We took her to her first doctors appointment yesterday to confirm what stage and her treatment options."
"By the grace of God, we caught it early & it is only stage one. With surgery to remove the cancer & radiation she is going to be fine," she continued. "Initially I only shared this information with close friends & family but after getting the great news yesterday that my mom is going to be ok, I felt inclined to share it with all of you."
"Thank you for all the love & prayers & well wishes. Ladies please make sure you get your mammograms yearly," the reality star went on noting. "Early detection is key! I am scheduling my next one today! Thank you to all of the wonderful doctors & staff #emorydecaturhospital for being so patient, helpful & kind to my mom and the family."