Bringing Up Bates fans were curious to know why Carlin Bates Stewart can’t drive anymore. The former UPtv star revealed to fans earlier this week that she hadn’t driven since May. This sparked some questions, so she offered some insight into why she’s no longer able to get behind the wheel. Scroll down to see what she said.
Carlin Bates says she hasn’t driven since May.
On her Instagram Stories this week, Carlin took fans along as she and her husband Evan Stewart took their daughter, Layla, to her first dentist’s appointment. Carlin explained to her followers that Evan had asked her where the car keys were that morning.
However, she felt like this didn’t make any sense because she hasn’t driven since May. So, there’s no reason she would have had the keys. Fortunately, they were able to track down the keys and make it to the appointment.
Carlin mentioning that she can’t drive caught Bringing Up Bates fans’ attention. It looks like several fans were confused about why Carlin can no longer drive. So, she offered an explanation for those who didn’t know about her ongoing health issues.
The Bringing Up Bates star reveals why she’s not able to drive.
On her Instagram Stories, Carlin shared a screenshot of a message she received from a fan who was wondering why she’s unable to drive.
Carlin explained that some of her newer followers may not know what’s going on. She said, “I haven’t been able to drive because I started passing out and having seizures shortly after I had my last baby.”
At this point, she still doesn’t have a diagnosis, though they have run many tests. She’s taking two different seizure medications to help.
Then, the Bringing Up Bates star added, “They are less frequent after my second med so I’m thankful for that. I do have to be seizure free for 6 months before I can resume driving.”
Also on her Instagram Stories, Carlin Bates opened up to fans about how much her life has changed since her health issues began in May. She got emotional about not being independent and not being able to drive herself anymore.
So, did you realize that Carlin Bates’ health issues were affecting her in this way? Does it surprise you that she’s still not able to drive? Sound off in the comments section below, and come back to TV Shows Ace for more news about the Bringing Up Bates family.
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