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Michelle Heaton Recovering After Mastectomy Op

22/11/2012 07:07 | Updated 22 November 2012

Michelle Heaton has tweeted fans to assure them she's OK after undergoing a double mastectomy.

The former Liberty X singer is recovering in hospital after she went under the knife on Tuesday to have her breasts removed.

michelle heaton recovering

The former Liberty X singer is recovering in hospital

She wrote on Twitter.com: "Thank u for all your lovely tweets. It went well, but I'm obviously very sore & disorientated still. I have the best doctors & husband eva!"

The day before the operation, she posted a photo of herself holding her daughter Faith, writing: "My last cuddle with baby faith before my op.. don't know when she will be able to cuddle upto me again.. big day 2moz."

She told OK! magazine last month: "I really have no other option. I'm doing it to save my life. I don't want to live waiting for cancer to strike. I'm more scared than I (have) ever been in my life. I don't want to die young."

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