Katie Price has revealed that she offered her mother her lungs because she is still waiting for a transplant because she is battling a terminal illness.
Katie’s lovely mother, Amy, is battling idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), which causes scarring of the lungs, and makes it harder for the body to get oxygen, which is getting worse over time.
Amy was diagnosed in 2017 and as the disease progresses, she is considering all options to alleviate the situation, including a lung transplant.
Talking to Simon Thomas about her life, Katie, a 43-year-old obstructed podcast, revealed that she had offered her mother one of her lungs.
He said: “My mother, she has never smoked. [she’s] Always healthy. He was told a year or two. [ago], For three years, that would be three to five years of his life. You know, it’s going to happen.
“She’s still doing the rotating class. Her lung capacity is down to 34 percent, so she’s started oxygenating, which doesn’t look good because I, in my head, think that once you Start with oxygen and if you need it, you know it’s coming.
“So she’s waiting to see if she can have a lung transplant. I also offered her my lung.”
However, Katie explained that it was not as easy as giving her mother’s lungs, telling Simon: “But it’s not that easy. You have to be very sick of it.
“Because if you’re good, they won’t give it to you, but you still have to be good enough to know it.
“Even though my mother may have it now, that doesn’t mean she’ll still be alive because she can reject it in three weeks and it can only extend your life by five years.”
Katie said it was difficult to see her mother’s struggle when the rest of her children were the same.
He said: “I spoke to my mother the other day, and she was there. Do you know what I mean? It’s just her lungs.
She said that if she was offered a lung transplant now, she would do so, which should be a difficult decision, knowing that you could die at this table, or that it could be rejected and that you Is the end of his life, knowing that he still has the energy. “
Season 3, Episode 11 Life, Obstacle is now out with guest Katie Price. Available to listen via Global players. And other podcast platforms.