Mariah Carey Calls Her Shoulder Injury the 'Toughest Experience of Her Life'


(Getty Images)Mariah Carey's been sporting a brave face (and a bunch of sequined slings) since she suffered a cracked rib, a dislocated shoulder, and nerve damage in a fall on the set of a music video earlier this year. But in a candid Facebook post Friday, the veteran chart topper revealed that it's been more of a struggle than she's let on. Thankfully, it appears that she's very much on the mend.

"The last three months of my life have not been easy. Getting through this injury has been the toughest experience of my life," Mariah wrote. "It took me three months to get to this point but thank God I was able to recover and get my arm back. It's a huge deal, it should have taken eight months and even my doctors can't believe it."

Mariah explained that "tremendous pain" in her hand had prevented her from putting the finishing touches on her long-awaited album The Art of Letting Go.

"I've been working day and night, and it took a lot of rest (though I did sneak in to the studio a couple o' times!) but I can finally say that I am on my way to a full recovery," Mariah assured fans. She then promised that everything would be worth the wait: "This is, to me, one of the most important albums I've ever made in my life. If you're a lamb, a fan, or just a human being that needs to feel good, happy, sad, miserable, joyous... 'I gotcha' (said like Roc- you haven't heard how he says it yet but you will soon, it's a complete+total classic!)."

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