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She said her fiance Mark Cassidy, who is 22 years younger than her, had helped shave her hair off and that he had not been "fazed" by her ordeal.
Years after her departure, she recently returned to the show as a guest panellist.
"I felt as if I should keep in touch with the people who cared for me but like all NHS staff they're too busy looking after the next patient.
But my gratitude knows no bounds and I'm sure they know that," she wrote.
Prior to her appearance she had said: “Almost exactly five years ago I did my last show on Loose Women, and I have to admit I’ve really missed it - in more ways than one!
- so I’m absolutely delighted to be back on the show next week.