Sandra Lee Gives Thumbs-Up as She Leaves Hospital One Day After Surgery

Never underestimate the power of positive thinking.

Just a day after undergoing surgery to treat complications from a recent double mastectomy, TV chef chef Sandra Lee walked out of the hospital on Wednesday, accompanied by her longtime partner, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

The Food Network star gave a thumbs-up to photographers as she headed home to recuperate.

Sandra Lee to Be Released From Hospital After Successful Surgery

Good news for celebrity chef Sandra Lee.

She is doing so well after surgery yesterday for complications from her recent mastectomy that she has been cleared to leave the hospital today.

Her partner, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, is set to pick her up at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and take her back to their home in Westchester, New York, her rep says.

Sandra Lee Walks into the Operating Room for Surgery Instead of Lying on a Gurney

Celebrity chef Sandra Lee is not facing her battle with breast cancer lying down – the Food Network star bravely walked into the operating room for surgery on Tuesday.

Sandra Lee Undergoing Surgery for Mastectomy Complications

Celebrity chef Sandra Lee is scheduled for surgery in New York City this afternoon for a post-operative infection related to her recent mastectomy, PEOPLE has confirmed.

Sandra Lee to Leave Hospital This Weekend: 'She Has Had an Incredibly Difficult Road'

Sandra Lee has recovered enough after suffering complications from her double mastectomy to return home, her team announced Friday.

The celebrity chef was hospitalized Tuesday after experiencing what her rep described as “a heated feeling” and “tightness in her chest.”

Sandra Lee Hospitalized with Mastectomy-Related Complication

TV chef Sandra Lee was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday night after experiencing complications from her recent double mastectomy, PEOPLE has confirmed.

Lee’s rep tells PEOPLE that she remains hospitalized in New York City after experiencing “a heated feeling” and “tightness in her chest.”

Sandra Lee Expresses Gratitude to Fellow Cancer Patients: 'Thank You for Giving Me Hope'

Sandra Lee is turning to her fans for support while she continues her recovery from a double mastectomy at home.

In a post on her Facebook page, the celebrity chef thanked her fans and fellow breast cancer patients for sharing their personal experiences with recovery.

Sandra Lee Thanks Her Team of Doctors After Returning Home from Hospital: 'I Am Deeply Grateful'

Celebrity chef Sandra Lee has posted progress reports from her hospital bed following her double mastectomy May 19, but never revealed her whereabouts while receiving treatment.

Sandra Lee Returning Home After Undergoing Double Mastectomy: 'Today Is an Exciting Day'

It’s a very special day for Sandra Lee – she is returning home to continue her recovery surrounded by family.

The celebrity chef, 48, who is battling breast cancer and currently healing from a double mastectomy, shared a photo Monday to tell her followers that she is headed home.

The post showed a photo of Lee in her hospital bed, along with the message: “Today is an exciting day! Sandra is going home to [Lily] Pond with her sister Kimber and Governor Cuomo.”

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