Honey Boo Boo can rest easy — her father Sugar Bear is on the way home from the hospital and won’t need his leg amputated.
As E! Online reported, the Here Comes Honey Boo Boo‘s patriarch was laid up in the hospital after he acquired a nasty infection on his foot. The infection came after he suffered an injury to his foot while “mud-boggin,” or ATV riding, as its more commonly known
Initial reports said that Sugar Bear might have needed the leg amputated. Perez reported that Honey Boo Boo’s dad underwent surgery to remove infected tissue from his injuries, and after that there was a wait-and-see period before they found out if he would be able to keep the leg.
June, Honey Boo Boo’s mom, has been keeping fans updated through Alana Thompson’s Facebook page.
She wrote: “well we got more awesome sugarbear is able to come home today woohoo so we r mcintrye bound now will b so glad to b home”
She also went into more detail about exactly what happened to Sugar Bear:
“sorry I didn’t update everyone after surgery but it was a very stressful day with everything going on the surgery went great the irrigated the knee it was the start of a small infection but they caught it early which was good.
“got the echo results back this am its was good but now today he will have a scope down his throat to c behind the valves to double check to make sure no infection there finally some good news.”
Make that great news for Honey Boo Boo and the family.