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Studio 10 co-host Denise Drysdale, 70, says she has come to terms with her mortality 

‘Death doesn’t worry me. I’m OK with dying with dignity’: Studio 10 co-host Denise Drysdale, 70, says she has come to terms with her mortality after a series of health scares

After a string of health scares, including a detached retina and a cyst in her breast, Studio 10 co-host Denise Drysdale has become quite reflective on life.

The TV personality, 70, told Now To Love on Friday: ‘I’m OK with dying with dignity. Death doesn’t worry me.’

Denise said what the was now most concerned about was her quality of life.

‘Death doesn’t worry me. I’m OK with dying with dignity’: On Friday, Studio 10 co-host Denise Drysdale (pictured), 70, said she has come to terms with her mortality after a series of health scares including a cyst in her breast and a detached retina

‘What scares me is being dead while alive. I don’t want to be stuck with bad quality of life, you know?’ she said. 

Denise, who is mum to sons Peter and Rob, had been absent from Studio 10 for months since October last year.

And in February, the veteran TV revealed she how her horror run of health problems in 2018 left her both physically and emotionally defeated. 

Denise told Now To Love: 'I'm OK with dying with dignity. Death doesn't worry me.' She said what the was now most concerned about was her quality of life. Pictured from left: Studio 10's Angela Bishop, Denise Drysdale, Joe Hildebrand, Denise Scott and Sarah Harris

Denise told Now To Love: ‘I’m OK with dying with dignity. Death doesn’t worry me.’ She said what the was now most concerned about was her quality of life. Pictured from left: Studio 10’s Angela Bishop, Denise Drysdale, Joe Hildebrand, Denise Scott and Sarah Harris

In a package for the program in February, Denise told Studio 10 co-host Sarah Harris: ‘The last thing I thought I would be doing in the entertainment business is talking about my health, so I just thought I better set the record straight that I’m still alive. Just.’ 

Denise’s health woes began when she was forced to use a wheelchair on a cruise with friends due to a pain in her knee. 

She flew home early for a knee replacement, but ended up back at the hospital soon after due to blood clots developing on her knee.

'What scares me is being dead while alive. I don't want to be stuck with bad quality of life, you know?' the TV personality (pictured) said

‘What scares me is being dead while alive. I don’t want to be stuck with bad quality of life, you know?’ the TV personality (pictured) said

In a package for the program in February, Denise told Studio 10 co-host Sarah Harris: 'The last thing I thought I would be doing in the entertainment business is talking about my health, so I just thought I better set the record straight that I'm still alive. Just'

In a package for the program in February, Denise told Studio 10 co-host Sarah Harris: ‘The last thing I thought I would be doing in the entertainment business is talking about my health, so I just thought I better set the record straight that I’m still alive. Just’ 

While recovering at home, Denise suffered a detached retina and began to lose her eyesight. 

She now wears glasses, and says: ‘It’s frustrating and debilitating.’

Unfortunately for Denise, the TV star also experienced a cancer scare when she noticed a large lump in her breast – which she says was luckily determined to be a non-cancerous cyst.

Denise looked noticeably thinner during the interview at her Gold Coast home as she walked with a limp throughout the property. 

Survivor! The TV personality's health woes began last year, when she was forced to use a wheelchair on a cruise with friends due to a pain in her knee (pictured right)

Survivor! The TV personality’s health woes began last year, when she was forced to use a wheelchair on a cruise with friends due to a pain in her knee (pictured right)

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