Shane MacGowan’s spouse has posted an replace on The Pogues singer’s well being.
She had beforehand thanked well-wishers when posting a photograph of the Fairytale Of New York singer in a hospital mattress earlier this week.
MacGowan, 65, is believed to have been in intensive take care of the previous few months after he was recognized with viral encephalitis final 12 months.
It is a critical situation the place the mind turns into infected. It will be life-threatening and requires pressing therapy in hospital.
On Friday, his spouse, Irish journalist Victoria Mary Clarke, mentioned in a put up on X, previously often called Twitter, that he was “feeling much better”.
She additionally mentioned she was “so grateful to everyone who is willing him to get home for Christmas”.
Ms Clarke, 57, mentioned in an Instagram put up on Saturday that she was “facing terrifying fears of loss”.
She wrote: “Love is the most beautiful and powerful thing that we can experience as humans but love can also feel painful especially if you are afraid of losing a person or anything else that you love.”
“Sometimes when you love very deeply you will find yourself facing terrifying fears of loss that can feel so big and devastating that you don’t know how you can survive them and you can’t imagine life without this person that you love,” she added.
The couple married in 2018 at Copenhagen City Hall in Denmark after greater than 32 years collectively.
Ms Clarke beforehand revealed MacGowan’s bandmates Spider Stacy and Terry Woods had visited him not too long ago.
The singer has confronted a number of well being points in recent times.
In 2015, MacGowan broke his pelvis and has used a wheelchair since.
Six years later, he broke his knee in a fall earlier than tearing ligaments in his left leg.
He by no means totally recovered from his accidents and confirmed in April that he “can’t walk anymore”.
MacGowan has additionally been open about his battle with habit.
In 2015, he obtained a full set of enamel implants as his actual enamel have been destroyed by many years of ingesting and drug use.