Kate Garraway admits there is 'lots to hope for' as she marks second Easter without husband Derek

Kate Garraway
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Kate Garraway has spoken about her 'hope' over the future as she spends second Easter with her children as husband Derek continues hospital Covid battle.

Kate Garraway has admitted there is 'lots to hope for' as she spends second Easter without husband Derek Draper.

The Good Morning Britain (opens in new tab) host sent her Easter wishes to fans on Instagram. She wrote, '#happyeaster everyone - so hard that it’s the second we’ve lived through in Lockdown/restrictions and of course our second without Derek home with us. But he is still here so we have so much to give thanks for and there’s lots to hope for isn’t there.'

Derek has spent more than 12 months in hospital battling Coronavirus and last month Kate shared her heartbreaking journey in ITV documentary Finding Derek (opens in new tab), as her husband remains in intensive care suffering multiple complications after being first admitted last march.

She shared a snap of a fabulous cake which had been baked by a neighbour and told her followers,'Our day started with sun shining and our wonderful neighbour who we call 'Cakesuzy' bringing round the most amazing #easter cake ever she had made herself!!"

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Kate also thanked a generous car dealership, Peugeot, for loaning her a car so that she and her children daughter Darcey, 14, and son Billy (opens in new tab), 11, could make their own Easter egg deliveries.

She wrote, 'Then the day got even better - thanks to the fantastic gang @peugeotuk who have loaned me this car after “Vickie Volvo “ was pinched we are mobile again! It arrived just in the nick of time for us to deliver some #eastereggs to friends. Lovely to be out and about a little bit. The car is super sporty and I promise to be super careful with it so you have it back in mint condition! Hope you have all had a lovely day & are stuffed full of chocolate #easter #hope #nearlythere' 

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Kate's book the Power of Hope (opens in new tab) is released this month, as she shares her personal story in the hope of helping others.

Selina Maycock
Senior Entertainment Writer

Selina is a Senior Entertainment Writer with more than 15 years of experience in newspapers and magazines. She currently looks after all things Entertainment for Goodto.com, Woman&Home, and My Imperfect Life. Before joining Future Publishing, Selina graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2006 with a degree in Journalism. She is fully NCTJ and NCE qualified and has 100wpm shorthand. When she's not interviewing celebrities you can find her exploring new countryside walking routes, catching up with friends over good food, or making memories.