'CBS This Morning' co-anchor Norah O'Donnell undergoes emergency appendix surgery

Norah O'Donnell is recovering after having an emergency appendectomy.

On Friday, the 45-year-old co-anchor of CBS This Morning took to her Instagram Story to share how her spring break vacation in Charleston took an unexpected turn when she was admitted to the Medical University of South Carolina to have her appendix removed.

"Not what we planned for Spring Break," she wrote alongside a photo of herself in a hospital gown awaiting surgery.

Another pic of O'Donnell hooked up to wires revealed that she was about to have an "operation to remove appendix before it ruptured."

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 06: Journalist Norah O'Donnell attends Lincoln Center Hall Of Fame Gala at the Alice Tully Hall on June 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Lincoln Center)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 11: Norah ODonnell (R) attends the 71st Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 29: Journalist Norah O'Donnell attends Lincoln Center's American Songbook Gala at Alice Tully Hall on May 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Lincoln Center)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Norah O'Donnell attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 17: Norah O'Donnell attends 2017 CBS Upfron at The Plaza Hotel on May 17, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: Journalist Norah O'Donnell attends the International Women's Media Foundation's 2018 Courage in Journalism Awards at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for International Women's Media Foundation)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 20: REBA McENTIRE ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR THE 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS ON CBS THIS MORNING, with CBS This Morning Co-Hosts Norah O'Donnell and John Dickerson. FEB. 20 IN THE 8:00 AM ET HOUR. (Photo by Michele Crowe/CBS via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 8: CBS This Morning Co-Hosts Norah O'Donnell, Gayle King, John Dickerson, and Bianna Golodryga interview Boston Marathon bombing survivor, Adrianne Haslet LIVE. Pictured L to R: Norah O'Donnell, and Adrianne Haslet. (Photo by Michele Crowe/CBS via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Journalist Norah O'Donnell attends the 28th Annual Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame Awards at The Ziegfeld Ballroom on October 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: Co-host Norah O'Donnell speaks onstage during the International Women's Media Foundation's 2018 Courage in Journalism Awards at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for International Women's Media Foundation)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 3: Bianna Golodryga (shown here at far right) joins, from left, John Dickerson, Gayle King, Norah O'Donnell as co-host of 'CBS This Morning.' (Photo by Michele Crowe/CBS via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Norah O'Donnell attends the Annual Charity Day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald, BGC and GFI at Cantor Fitzgerald on September 11, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images for Cantor Fitzgerald)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Norah O'Donnell speaks onstage at The Gracies, presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation at Cipriani 42nd Street on June 27, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for The Alliance For Women In Media Foundation)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Norah ODonnell and Hoda Kotb attend the 2018 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 12: Norah O'Donnell attends the 2018 The Hollywood Reporter's 35 Most Powerful People In Media at The Pool on April 12, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 09: Norah O'Donnell attends the 'America Inside Out' New York Premiere at Museum of Modern Art on April 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
NEW YORK - JANUARY 9: CBS THIS MORNING CO-HOSTS Norah O'Donnell, Gayle King, and John Dickerson. (Photo by Michele Crowe/CBS via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 17: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Norah O'Donnell during Friday's November 17, 2017 show. (Photo by Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Norah O'Donnell attends The Paley Center for Media Presents: The News is Back: CBS This Morning And The Morning Landscape at The Paley Center for Media on November 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Television and print journalist Norah O'Donnell attends 'Rolling Stone Stories From The Edge' world premiere at Florence Gould Hall on October 30, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 18: Norah O'Donnell attends The International Women's Media Foundation's 28th Annual Courage In Journalism Awards Ceremony - Arrivals at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 18, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for IWMF)
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The TV personality also shared a photo of herself being wheeled into surgery, before reassuring her followers with a pic of herself giving a thumbs up once she was out.

"Grateful for amazing nurses, surgeons and whole team," she wrote.

Her husband, Geoff Tracy, also took to social media to give updates on his "life love."

"My life love ❤️ and champion @NorahODonnell lost her appendix today. I was so worried," the 45-year-old chef wrote on Twitter. "But team at @MUSChealth and her friends @CBSThisMorning made it a huge success. A spring break to remember."

Tracy also said O'Donnell is "stronger than steel," revealing that she underwent a laparoscopic appendectomy and said she's "doing great" post-surgery.

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