HGTV star Ty Pennington suffered a serious well being scare that landed him in intensive care in Colorado. The previous Excessive Makeover: House Version host, 58, took to Instagram on Friday, July 14, to share the harrowing particulars of his ICU stick with followers. Within the submit, he revealed that he’d been on the Barbie premiere in Los Angeles earlier than heading to Colorado. Two days later, he says, he awakened and will “hardly breathe.” Ty shared two pics of himself within the hospital mattress, considered one of which confirmed him unconscious with the respiration tube inserted. One other picture confirmed him strolling the purple carpet on the massive pink premiere, rocking a tan swimsuit and searching wholesome and comfortable.
“From the purple carpet, to the ICU… this final week has been fascinating!” the TV star captioned the intense submit. “I’m okay now, nonetheless recovering however I felt it seemed bizarre that I hadn’t posted about my groups #BOTB VICTORY!! 🙌🏼 SO freaking happy with @smashingdiy & @iamstevelewis !! Will submit about that subsequent 🤓🥳”
Ty went on, explaining the medical emergency, which started Tuesday, and the next hospitalization. “To shed some mild on why I used to be MIA… Sunday I hit the purple carpet for @barbiethemovie , Monday I flew to Colorado to start out filming in Breckinridge and Tuesday morning I awakened at 4am and will barely breathe 😰Seems, that sore throat Ive had for the final month was truly an abscess which had grown so massive it was closing off my airway. Subsequent factor I do know, I used to be intubated and flown to the ICU in Denver. Wednesday I had surgical procedure and yesterday afternoon I used to be launched from the ICU 🙌🏼”
The HGTV host then thanked these concerned in his remedy and restoration. “Thanks a lot to all of the superb employees at St.Anthony’s in Lakewood, CO & Summit Well being in Frisco for taking such nice care of me 🙏🏼🙏🏼,” he wrote. “An ideal reminder to LISTEN to your physique when it’s telling you one thing 😳😅 #justhappytobehere Additionally, even by means of heavy sedatives it’s good to see I used to be nonetheless in the proper way of thinking… (pic 4).”
The carpenter and former mannequin is finest identified for his gig on ABC’s huge actuality hit Excessive Makeover: House Version, which he hosted from 2003–2012. He garnered two Primetime Emmy Awards throughout his run on the present.