Mark Pilgrim wrapped 'like a Christmas tree' on 'day 43' in hospital

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Mark Pilgrim and his partner, Adrienne.
Mark Pilgrim and his partner, Adrienne.
Photo: Instagram/@markpilgrimza

Mark Pilgrim is getting into the festive season as he continues to recover.

On Thursday, his 43rd day in the hospital, the veteran radio host shared a photo of himself and his partner Adrienne.

"Adrienne wrapping me like a Christmas tree," he wrote in the caption. 

Pilgrim added that he was dressed in a Santa hat and tinsel to film a "quick video" for Hot 102.7FM, where he has continued to work throughout his cancer treatment.


Pilgrim has been in the hospital since undergoing the first of several medical procedures in October. The 53-year-old suffered a collapsed lung in September.

After spending 30 days in the Intensive Care Unit, Pilgrim was transferred to the general ward, where more visitors, including his two daughters, are allowed.

In November, Pilgrim won Best Weekend Radio Show at the annual Radio Awards. In his absence, he received a standing ovation at the event.

"Thank you for that ovation! Brought tears to my eyes. I may be in the hospital bed, but I'm there in spirit! Thank you!" he wrote alongside a video on Instagram.

READ MORE | Mark Pilgrim recovering after 'another procedure' on day 47 in hospital

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