Carrie Underwood required more than 40 stitches in her face after recent fall

Carrie Underwood is ready to say farewell to 2017!

The country crooner shared with her fans in November that she had broken her wrist after taking a fall on the front steps of her home, and on Sunday she revealed that she sustained additional injuries from the incident.

Underwood revealed in a post to her fan club members that in addition to having surgery on her wrist, she required stitches on her face. "There is also another part of the story that I haven’t been ready to talk about since I have still been living it and there has been much uncertainty as to how things will end up," she writes. "It’s crazy how a freak random accident can change your life."

Detailing the injuries, Underwood continues, "In addition to breaking my wrist, I somehow managed to injure my face as well. I’ll spare you the gruesome details, but when I came out of surgery the night of my fall, the doctor told [Underwood's husband] Mike that he had put between 40 and 50 stitches in."

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Carrie Underwood, 31, kicked things off at the 2014 Country Music Association Awards in a gold bedazzled Lorena Sarbu number with a mullet-style hemline. The mom-to-be was absolutely glowing in the look. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
To kick off the show, opposite her pal and co-host Brad Paisley, Carrie put her best foot forward in this blush, flouncy frock from Randi Rahm. The baby doll dress, which featured an empire waist and a little sparkle, showed off her signature gams. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)
Carrie clearly has a thing for Randi Rahm. The "Sound of Music" starlet turned to the designer again for this heavily embellished number. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Just call her a mini disco ball! For her fourth look, Carrie dressed her baby belly in a silver, sequined mini that --again -- showed off her killer pins. We say flaunt what you got, Carrie. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Are caftans coming back? Carrie sure thinks so. The country cutie rocked a boho vibe in this green Randi Rahm ensemble with a sheer overlay. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
She's a country music goddess. The blonde babe looked ravishing in a red one-shoulder Pamella Roland gown and classic diamond baubles. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Talk about a fairytale! Carrie opted for this Sleeping Beauty-esque gown as she belted out her song "Something in the Water." We don't know what was better: her song or that pretty silhouette? (Photo by Jason Davis/WireImage)

Carrie closed out the evening in this stunning midnight blue Nicole Miller gown, which hugged her burgeoning belly. Perhaps it was a nice nod to the fact that she's expecting a baby boy. (ABC)
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After the fall, the 34-year-old artist canceled a benefit show in Nashville and husband Mike Fisher returned home early from a hunting trip. In her recent post, Underwood says that seven weeks after the incident, she's healing but "not quite looking the same."

“I honestly don’t know how things are going to end up but I do know this: I am grateful," she adds. "I am grateful that it wasn’t much, much worse. And I am grateful for the people in my life that have been there every step of the way.”

As she continues to recover, Underwood says she's is optimistic about what the new year holds for her. "I am determined to make 2018 amazing and I want to share things with you along the way," she writes. "And when I am ready to get in front of a camera, I want you all to understand why I might look a bit different."

Here's more on the "Before He Cheats" singer's recent fall: 

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NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by J. Merritt/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images For CMT)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images For CMT)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Carrie Underwood attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by J. Merritt/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Carrie Underwood attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Mike Coppola/WireImage)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Carrie Underwood attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Mike Coppola/WireImage)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Carrie Underwood attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images For CMT)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images For CMT)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood, bag detail, attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images For CMT)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images For CMT)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by J. Merritt/FilmMagic)
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