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Kate Garraway puts on brave face for latest update amid husband Derek’s health battle

The Good Morning Britain star is a doting mother

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22 February 2023
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Kate Garraway took to social media with a smiley new update on Tuesday in aid of Shrove Tuesday.

The Good Morning Britain host, 55, posted a video on her Instagram Stories of herself testing out her pancake-flipping skills whilst hosting her radio show on Smooth Radio.

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Captioning the post, she penned: "Pancake day!!! Got there in the end…ish!"

Kate Garraway flipping a pancake© Photo: Instagram

Kate put her flipping skills to the test!

Chatting to the camera she added: "It's pancake day today and traditionally we all have to toss our pancakes, I like to think I'm a pretty good tosser, shall we give it a go?

Correcting her technique, she said: "Attempt 242...I need to flip it more towards me I think…I think I need to flip my wrist more"

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In the clip, Kate dazzled in a black mini dress and tights as she made numerous attempts at flipping the creation which after one attempt landed on her desk, and another  on her microphone!

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The Good Morning Britain star took to social media

The cheery update comes just under two weeks after Kate detailed a "tricky 48 hours" with her husband Derek Draper who is still suffering with health complications since coming down with Covid in 2020.

Kate, who is a keen gardener, shared details of the rough period on social media alongside a photograph of crocuses in her garden.

derek© Photo: Instagram

The star has been giving fans regular updates on Derek's health

Captioning the post, she penned: "So this is why I love nature & gardening so much - after a tricky 48 hours of feeling like am trudging uphill on ice my first crocus bursts up - the spirit of life & hope in gorgeous yellow form!!"

Fans were quick to offer their support after learning about Kate's difficult few days, as one posted: "Spring is so good for the soul. I felt this on Sunday, literally felt my soul lift, look after yourself."

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A second penned: "I'm sure people don't realise the struggles you have. Looking after Derek, keeping down a job taking charge of finances looking after the kids. All takes strength. Enjoy the garden."

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