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Martha Stewart is on the mend recovering from a three-hour surgery after rupturing her Achilles

Martha Stewart is on the mend recovering from a three-hour surgery after rupturing her Achilles tendon

Martha Stewart is recovering at home after undergoing a three-hour surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon.

The 79-year-old lifestyle guru took to her Instagram on Wednesday to share a photo of her bandaged leg after the surgery.

A number of her celebrity friends showed their support in the comments as well, such as Drew Barrymore, Ellen Pompeo and Geoffrey Zakarian. 

On the mend: Martha Stewart is recovering at home after undergoing a three-hour surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon

‘Not the prettiest photo nor the happiest back story. Bad timing all around. Ruptured my Achilles’ tendon a while ago. Tried to get it to heal on its own to no avail,’ she began.

‘The great @drjohnkennedy @nyulangone performed a three hour operation yesterday to repair the damage,’ she continued. 

‘Recuperating at home I have been ordered to lay still with leg elevated for two weeks. After that another two to four weeks of crutches. Then maybe some more normal activity,’ she added, before revealing how the injury happened.

Bad timing: 'Not the prettiest photo nor the happiest back story. Bad timing all around. Ruptured my Achilles’ tendon a while ago. Tried to get it to heal on its own to no avail,' she began

Bad timing: ‘Not the prettiest photo nor the happiest back story. Bad timing all around. Ruptured my Achilles’ tendon a while ago. Tried to get it to heal on its own to no avail,’ she began

‘Most such ruptures occur when dancing or playing sports. Mine was caused by a surprise step into a hole in the dark getting out of the car,’ she said.

Stewart concluded her post by thanking New York University, ‘for attempting to make me whole again.

Her post was met with a barrage of celebrity comments, including Geoffrey Zakarian, who said, ‘Oh my dear!!! So sorry for that ! Get well soon.’

No sports: 'Most such ruptures occur when dancing or playing sports. Mine was caused by a surprise step into a hole in the dark getting out of the car,' she said

No sports: ‘Most such ruptures occur when dancing or playing sports. Mine was caused by a surprise step into a hole in the dark getting out of the car,’ she said

Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo added, ‘Glad to hear you are on your way to a full recovery !!! Lots of love from your favorite fake doctor.’

Whitney Robinson added, ‘No one chicer in bed,’ while Chris Lambton added, ‘Hope you’re ok!!!!’ 

Baruch Shemtov added, ‘Feel better!!!’ while Paul Bangay wished her a, ‘Speedy recovery.

Thanks: Stewart concluded her post by thanking New York University, 'for attempting to make me whole again

Thanks: Stewart concluded her post by thanking New York University, ‘for attempting to make me whole again

Recovery: Grey's Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo added, 'Glad to hear you are on your way to a full recovery !!! Lots of love from your favorite fake doctor'

Recovery: Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo added, ‘Glad to hear you are on your way to a full recovery !!! Lots of love from your favorite fake doctor’

Drew Barrymore commented, ‘Your still so sexy !!! so so so sexy!’ while Carlos Souza  said, ‘Feel better dear. Sending love.’

Stewart made headlines last month when it was announced a new documentary about her life was coming to Netflix.

R.J. Cutler, who directed the beloved Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry, is slated to direct this 

Sexy: Drew Barrymore commented, 'Your still so sexy !!! so so so sexy!' while Carlos Souza said, 'Feel better dear. Sending love'

Sexy: Drew Barrymore commented, ‘Your still so sexy !!! so so so sexy!’ while Carlos Souza said, ‘Feel better dear. Sending love’

Documentary: Stewart made headlines last month when it was announced a new documentary about her life was coming to Netflix

Documentary: Stewart made headlines last month when it was announced a new documentary about her life was coming to Netflix

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