Sandra Lee loses 15 Pounds in grueling recovery from surgery

Sandra Lee loses 15 Pounds in grueling recovery from surgery

Sandra Lee has lost 15 pounds since her double mastectomy, her family said Saturday.

“I didn’t expect to be here still on Saturday, but I am glad I am here because the medication is just throwing me for a loop,” she said in a video message posted to her Facebook page.

Sandra Lee says she’s lost about 15 pounds in just the last five days.

She says she’s determined to get better and is encouraging all women to get checked.

She posted an update on her Twitter account Wednesday evening.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, her boyfriend, says in a statement that Lee’s double mastectomy concluded early Tuesday afternoon and that she is doing “as well as can be expected.”

The 48-year-old lifestyle personality revealed her diagnosis on ABC’s “Good Morning America” last week. Her surgery was initially scheduled for late last week but was delayed after Lee came down with an upper respiratory infection.

In her message posted to Facebook before the operation, Lee thanked those who offered prayers and messages of support.

Cuomo accompanied Lee to the hospital on Tuesday and plans to take some personal time to be with her following the procedure.