Sad news about the beloved actress Melissa Gilbert

The former Little House on the Prairie star, 56, thought back on everything she had to be thankful for this Thanksgiving one week after having her fourth spinal surgery.

Gilbert posted a video of the Nov. 19 treatment along with the statement: “Though I am just one week out it is evident that this surgery for me has been a life altering experience.”

“Despite being far from all of my loved ones on this Thanksgiving, I am extremely grateful. I am aware that this separation is only momentary, and that by the following Thanksgiving, not only will we all be back together, but I will also be free from pain and restrictions to prepare food, play games, and enjoy the holiday “Added she. “All the best and stay safe. Oceans of love are sent to you all.”