Buddy Valastro provided an update about his injured right hand on Mondays’ episode of the “Rachael Ray Show,” revealing that he underwent another operation last month.
“I’m feeling good. My hand is coming along. I had my fifth surgery about a month ago,” Valastro said, calling it a “huge success.”
“Now I definitely have a lot more of my mobility back, so I can make a whole fist, I can make all my fingers straight, and I’ve got about 75% of my strength back,” he continued as Ray cheered him on.
Valastro added that despite his great progress, he’s still in physical therapy.
In September, Carlo’s Bakery spokesperson Michael Ciullo told USA TODAY that the famed pastry chef’s right hand was repeatedly impaled by a “metal rod” during a “malfunction with the bowling pinsetter” at the bowling alley in his New Jersey home.
Months later, Valastro showed gratitude for the doctors who saved his hand in December with the only way he knows how – by baking a cake. He built a replica of New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery out of cake in “immense appreciation” of the staff’s efforts toward his recovery.
“Check out the super special cake I made for Dr. Michelle Carlson, the nurses and staff at @hspecialsurgery as a token of my immense appreciation!” he captioned several Instagram photos on Dec. 30 of the massive cake, which…