Caprice has revealed she has been left 'vulnerable' by her brain tumour operation in March 2017.
Speaking on Thursday's episode of Lorraine, the model, 46, admitted she was terrified she may not wake up from the surgery, and that while she is fit and healthy, she is still not back to her usual self a year later.
However, the businesswoman is now focused on being a doting mother to her four-year-old sons Jax and Jett, and is aiming to turn the horrible ordeal into something good, by setting up a brain cancer charity.
'You don't know if you're going to wake up': Caprice discussed the terrifying brain tumour operation she underwent in March 2017, on Thursday's episode of Lorraine
Caprice discovered the brain tumour after suffering a string of headaches during training for Channel 4 reality show, The Jump.
The lingerie designer confessed the news had been a shock as she had always lived a healthy lifestyle, telling Lorraine Kelly: 'I just couldn’t believe it.
'The way they told me was as if it was raining outside. I said, 'What are you talking about!' I’m so healthy, I’ve always looked after myself so was a complete shocker.'
Tough time: Caprice discovered the brain tumour after suffering a string of headaches during training for Channel 4 reality show, The Jump - which she was forced to pull out of (above)
Terrifying: The lingerie designer confessed the news had been a huge shock, and that she was worried she wouldn't be the same when she woke up
While she pulled out of the ski-based series immediately, Caprice then had to endure a 'horrible' month waiting for the surgery - which she spent fearing it would not work.
She said: 'After the surgery I was so happy that I woke up, because you just don’t know. And when you wake up, you don’t know if you’re going to be the same.
'The doctors kept coming in every 10 minutes to make sure everything functioned. When you have surgery on the brain like that you’re so vulnerable.'
'I just thought, this can't be happening': Despite her own worries, the model admitted she was more concerned about her sons, and the prospect of passing away before they had grown up
However, despite her own worries, the California native admitted she was more concerned about her family and her two young sons, and the prospect of passing away before they had grown up.
'I don’t care about myself, I have two