Emily Simpson 'Feels Like A New Woman' Following Painful Hip Replacement Surgery

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Oct. 30 2019, Updated 5:32 p.m. ET

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Emily Simpson revealed she's feeling better and in full recovery after her hip replacement surgery. After spending the night in the hospital, the Real Housewives of Orange County star shared on October 29, that she will be discharged and on her way home soon.

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The 43-year-old shared a throwback photo of herself on the set of RHOC, where she rocked an ensemble suited for afternoon tea. At the time, the reality star was shooting scenes for costar Vicki Gunvalson's birthday party.

"THANK YOU ❤️ to everyone for all your love, support and advice regarding my hip replacement surgery. I’m currently recovering in the hospital but I’m getting discharged soon," Emily wrote alongside the photo.  Emily was forced to stay overnight in the medical center as she recuperates.

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"I can’t wait until the healing process is over, and I can finally feel like a new woman! A bionic one with a titanium hip! I’m so excited to get back to feeling like my old self and getting back to doing all the physical activities I haven’t been able to do for over a year!" she continued, adding two dancing woman emojis.

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Beneath her health update, she urged fans to catch the latest RHOC on Tuesday evening and tagged her "tea party glam" team for creating her party look.

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Emily was admitted to the hospital on October 28 and she shared clips of her time in recovery on her Instagram Stories. While preparing for her procedure, her husband, Shane, helped put on her hospital socks and put her mind at ease.

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Once the lawyer was out of surgery, she updated fans on her condition. Underneath a photo of a heart rate monitor on her finger, she wrote, "In recovery. Everything went well." However, the following day after her hip replacement, Emily admitted she was in a lot of pain and she attempted to get up from her hospital bed and try walking. "I got up and walked to a chair. Not going to lie. The pain is way worse than I anticipated," the mother of three wrote below a video of herself limping.

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On October 14, Emily tweeted that she would be receiving a hip replacement. She wrote at the time, "I’m having hip replacement surgery October 28th. I’m nervous, but beyond excited about finally being able to move pain free. The new Emily can’t wait to run, jump, workout, walk a catwalk and dance!! #rhoc."


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