Kate Garraway cuts relaxed figure on movie trip after giving update on husband Derek
Kate Garraway enjoys mild relief as she heads to the cinema with her 12-year-old son Billy… after admitting her frail husband Derek can only sit in his wheelchair for 20 minutes at a time
Kate Garraway experienced mild relief on Saturday during a visit to the cinema with her son Billy after admitting her COVID-stricken husband can only sit in his wheelchair for short periods.
The Good Morning Britain presenter, 54, dressed in blue skinny jeans, teamed with a pink jumper and beige boots, as she ventured out with her 12-year-old son.
Keeping the chill at bay, she wore a cozy blue coat with a blue, pink and black scarf, while a fluffy crossbody bag rounded things off.
Family time: Kate Garraway enjoyed a slight relief on Saturday during a visit to the cinema with her son Billy
Meanwhile, Billy opted for beige cargo pants paired with a gray t-shirt and quilted jacket.
The couple enjoyed some downtime on Kate’s day off, calling in some shops before admiring a supercar on the way home.
The outing comes after Kate revealed her husband Derek could only sit in his wheelchair for 20 minutes at a time before stopping.
Casual chic: The Good Morning Britain presenter wore blue skinny jeans, paired with a pink jumper and beige boots
Finishing touches: Keeping the chill at bay, she wore a cozy blue coat with a blue, pink and black scarf, while a fluffy crossbody bag rounded things off
Recovery: Kate’s husband Derek is currently recovering from Covid-19, after being in a medically induced coma in 2020
Looks suave: Billy wore a baseball cap and blue sneakers for the trip to the movies with his mother
Derek, 54, is currently recovering from COVID-19 after being put into a medically induced coma in 2020.
Giving an update on his condition during an appearance on This Morning, Kate revealed details of their 5,000 mile trip to Mexico, which they took to receive specialist treatment for Derek from a doctor there. .
Kate admitted the South American trip initially seemed unrealistic, saying: “He can sit in a wheelchair for about 20 minutes before he stops, so the idea of traveling 5,000 miles seemed crazy.”
However, Derek made the trip and is due back for another 28-day treatment next month.
She said: ‘If it works I will spend the rest of my life campaigning for him to come here and be free. ‘
Shopping: Kate seemed in good spirits during the trip, looking at a local shoe store
Kate left viewers in tears on Tuesday night as she admitted she was “terribly alone” caring for her ailing husband.
The GMB star provided an intimate look at caring for Derek after his body was ravaged by COVID-19 in his second documentary, Caring For Derek.
The broadcaster spoke openly about her husband’s recovery from the debilitating condition and gave viewers a candid glimpse into their life and his deepest feelings, since Derek left hospital last year – 374 days after his death. admission.
A particularly emotional Kate said at one point: “People are really nice and say I’m an inspiration, but I’m really struggling – and I think it’s important for people to know that, because I’m sure they have a hard time in their lives”. life too in any way.
“I think one of the worst things is the terrible loneliness…to have it here but not here. It is truly indescribable. It’s so difficult. I can kind of see it, but it’s missing – and you really feel all alone, all the time.
Relaxed ride: The couple enjoyed some downtime on Kate’s day off, calling in some shops before admiring a supercar on the way home
Coming home: Kate is back in the UK after traveling 5,000 miles to Mexico, to receive treatment for her ailing husband Derek Draper
Update: Kate recently revealed her husband can only sit in his wheelchair for 20 minutes at a time