MAJELLA O’Donnell sent a message to fans of herself and Daniel this week to say she feels “great” after her double mastectomy.
Majella (53) posted the message on Daniel’s official website today – the Kincasslagh crooner is currently on tour in Australia.
“I thought it was about time that I sent you an update on how I am doing, now that everything is over,” she said.
“Well, it’s been a very difficult seven months between being diagnosed with cancer and my wonderful dad passing away very suddenly. As Daniel has already told you, I had a lumpectomy in July and started chemotherapy in September.
“I am now in hospital on day five after surgery for a double mastectomy with reconstruction. I feel great, thank God. It’s so good to be this far down the road and to know that all I have to do now is rest and heal.”
Majella said she wanted to take the opportunity to tell everyone how very grateful she is for everything they have done for her over the last few months.
“Please do not think that, because you haven’t heard from me, your kindness has gone unnoticed. All your prayers, good wishes, donations, gifts, mass cards, and sacred relics have been of great comfort to me.
“I consider myself very lucky to have so many people batting for me. I can honestly say that I’m out the other side and in good health again. Please forgive me for not answering you all personally, but it would have been impossible.“
“There have been thousands of communications and every one was so sincerely appreciated and welcomed. I don’t want to go on about it too much, but please know that I will never forget your kindness.
“God bless to all and Kind regards, Majella.”