Tatum O’Neal is breathing a sigh of relief after undergoing successful back surgery.
The 55-year-old daughter of Ryan O’Neal shared a post-op photo on Tuesday, showing her in a hospital bed with tubes throughout her body.
“I MADE IT!!” she wrote. “Walking, talking dancing, souls cycle hiking in my near future.”
Although back surgery can be pretty invasive, Tatum was smiling while wearing her hospital gown while laying in bed at Cedars-Sinai in Beverly Hills.
She later shared video showing her walking with assistance down the hallway which she says she traveled “three times down.”
Tatum’s life has been an open book, especially her struggle with drugs, so it’s no surprise she’s sharing this moment with fans.
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Video by @sean_el23 !! Day of surgery I chose to walk three times down that massive hallway . Had the ALIF Anterior lumbar inter body fusion . Congrats to #drneelanand master all things spine ! And the fucking amazing beautiful @amandaarcherisme the best new amazing friend and work partner a woman like me could get and we have many great things ahead of us !!!!)@james_maas whom I love ✔️☘️. To you my darling Sean I don’t know what I’d do without you your sage like wisdom and belief in me through all my fuckups with which there were many . Without you I would not have made it for sure!!! Thank you my darling son !!! There are no words to describe my love for you honey . I love you . 😘 💝