The 42-year-old broke both her feet while on holiday in Turkey, when she attempted to jump over a wall at an amusement park.
She was warned by doctors that she faced a long recovery ahead, and that it could be months before she can walk again.
Taking to Instagram after a six-hour surgery, the mum-of-five posted a snap of herself from her hospital bed, beside boyfriend Carl Woods.
‘Wanted to update everyone who has been sending all the beautiful messages to me,’ she began.
‘So I’ve had my 6 hour op Unfortunately more Procedures was needed when they entered my feet than thought, but I’m lucky I have the chance to one day get on my feet again.
‘Chelsea Westminster hospital nurses doctors have been amazing and the surgeons totally have my up most RESPECT and absolutely FANTASTIC very professional and have been very honest and straight with me to make me actually sink in my head the seriousness of my injuries MASSIVE THANKYOU [sic].’
Katie also heaped praise on her beau for…