Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, has hit a rough patch in her recovery from brain surgery.
The wife of the star NFL quarterback underwent brain surgery earlier this month after doctors discovered a tumor. She's shared multiple updates about the procedure and how tough it's been on her Instagram page.
Today, Stafford revealed that she had to be taken to the emergency room.
She was dealing with "pain and massive headaches." Thankfully, it appears that she's doing better now, but she'll be kept overnight at the hospital.
"I thought I could do it. They told me tapering off the steroids was going to be very difficult. The first picture was yesterday when I was on what I thought was my last day of steroids. I thought I could power through the pain and massive headaches that were challenging me throughout the day. I figured i could pull my strength from one of the strongest people I know, matthew. I told myself the pain would succumb to me, I wouldn’t succumb to it.
I was so wrong. The pain got so far ahead of me I couldn’t keep anything down, including meds. I ended up in the ER very early this morning, back on steroids and pain medication. At first, I felt like I had failed, like I couldn’t handle it.. but what I really failed at was listening to my own body. A lesson I feel like I am going to have to keep reminding myself of.
Thank you again for everything. I just wanted to give a little update. They will keep me here overnight just to monitor in hopes of going home in the morning," she shared.
Our thoughts remain with Kelly, Matt and the rest of their family.