The Real Housewives of Atlanta star was hospitalised last month (Sep15) after she suffered a transient ischemic attack (TIA), also known as a mini-stroke, and subsequently lost her place in TV competition Dancing With The Stars.

She revealed doctors found a hole in her heart during the medical drama and this week she underwent an operation to fix the problem. On Tuesday (27Oct15), the 37 year old took to to update fans on her condition.

"My (heart) surgery was a success!!," she wrote. "I can't wait to be back on my feet 100%! Glad it's over! Quite the whirlwind this last month has been... but such a blessing too".