Travis Barker thanked his mother-in-law Kris Jenner for her well wishes and flowers as he continues to recover from his recent hospitalization.
He, 182, 46-year-old Blink drummer, confirmed he was being treated for “severe life-threatening acute pancreatitis”, and was pictured last week before being admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. on stretcher.
Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas, a small organ located behind the stomach that helps with digestion.
The musician, who married reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian in a private ceremony in Las Vegas in April, shared a bouquet of flowers from Jenner and partner Corey Gamble to his Instagram story on Monday, express thanks.
The orange flowers carry the words: “Dearest Travis, get well soon. We love you, Kris and Corey. “
Explaining his visit to the hospital, Barker said he had a colonoscopy “feeling great” but after dinner developed “severe pain” and has been receiving treatment ever since.
He said: “During the endoscopy, I was removed a very small polyp right in a very sensitive area, usually handled by specialists, which unfortunately damaged the pancreatic duct critically.
“This leads to severe, life-threatening pancreatitis.”
Barker added that he is “very, very grateful for the intensive treatment, I am much better now”.
Kardashian also shared a statement online, describing the incident as “scary and emotional”.
She wrote on Instagram: “Our health is everything and sometimes we consider how quickly it can change.
“Travis and I went together for a routine endoscopy and he ended up developing severe, life-threatening acute pancreatitis.
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“I am so grateful to God for healing my husband, for all your prayers for him and for us, for his overwhelming love and support.
“I’m very touched and appreciative.”
Kardashian, who recently changed her last name on her official Instagram page to Barker-Kardashian, thanked the experts, doctors and nurses at Cedars-Sinai for looking after her husband during their stay.
She added: “It’s crazy that sometimes words can never really express the gratitude or emotion I have inside of me.”
News that Barker had been hospitalized earlier this week sparked messages of support from the music and celebrity worlds.
His daughter, Alabama, 16, thanked friends and fans for their “prayers and love”.
Barker has two children with ex-wife and model Shanna Moakler, former Miss America – 18-year-old Landon and Alabama.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/travis-barker-thanks-mother-in-law-kris-jenner-for-flowers-after-hospitalisation-41814077.html Travis Barker thanks Kris Jenner’s mother-in-law for flowers after being hospitalized