Mama June from the reality TV show, From Not to Hot, has been diagnosed with a re-detached retina after undergoing an emergency eye surgery. She is afraid she might lose her vision and not be able to see her daughter’s coming baby.
On a new episode of the show, the 38-year-old reality TV star went for shopping with her family to Costco Wholestare store. Mama June was riding in one of the shopping trolleys when she realized she could not see properly.
She panic over her blurred vision in the shopping trolley and thought her daughter, Alana, wasn’t driving it properly.
The cameramen present at that time helped the flustered mother out of the trolley and she told them, “I don’t know what’s going on! My headaches are coming back and my eyes are killing me.”
Mama June then paid a visit to her eye doctor who had devastating news for her. He told her that she was suffering from a re-detached retina and would be needing treatment.
The popular mother said she is afraid she might go blind and not get the opportunity to meet her granddaughter, who is on the way.
The loving mother asked her pregnant daughter to take a 3D ultrasound in case she is unable to see her granddaughter in the future due to potential loss of eyesight.
Assuming the worst has befallen her, she said, “I really thought I was gonna be able to see Pumpkin’s baby, but now…”
There is no hope left in Mama June’s mind that there might be a slight chance she may redeem her vision. During Lauryn’s a.k.a ‘Pumpkin” doctor visit, June was overcome with panic and fear because her vision was going out again.
Her daughter, Alana, and Mama June’s romantic partner, Geno, tried to soothe her by describing the ultrasound of the baby. To her delight, the doctor revealed that Alana is expecting a baby girl!
Mama June has four daughters named, Anna Shannon (Chickadee), Jessica Shannon, (Chubbs), Lauryn Shannon (Pumpkin) and Alana Shannon (Honey Boo Boo).
She became famous after her younger daughter Alana was a contestant on a beauty pageant. Alana – who is also known as Honey Boo Boo – went to create her own show called ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’.
At the time, Mama June was ridiculed and made a spectacle of because of her weight. After her divorce from Mike Thompson a.k.a Sugar Bear, she decided to lose weight to improve her health and her image.
Her weight loss journey has been spectacular. Her show, From Not to Hot, was made to display the transition.
She has undergone multiple procedures and also follows a tough workout routine. She is now a UK size 8.
The mother of four underwent a special procedure to get rid of the fat around her neck, which her kids liked to call ‘turkey neck’.
We hope she can see her baby granddaughter with her own eyes when she comes into this world!