Nicole Richie Still Recovering From Bout With Pneumonia - NBC Bay Area

Nicole Richie Still Recovering From Bout With Pneumonia

"Simple Life" starlet told to get bed rest and take it easy



    12 Ways to Effortlessly Surprise Your Friends and Co-Workers
    Getty Images
    Richie is at home recovering.

    Mom of two Nicole Richie, after enduring nearly two weeks of illness, is at home taking it easy after she was hospitalized with pneumonia.

    "Right now it's important for me to stay in bed and recover," she wrote on her blog Tuesday. "Reading all of your messages on Twitter and my website has really brightened my spirits and I am so grateful for the support.

    "I look forward to seeing you all very soon and wish you a happy Thanksgiving." 

    The starlet checked herself into Cedars-Sinai medical center in Los Angeles last week after sickness forced her to cancel the Nov. 10 launch of her House of Harlow jewelry at Bebe in California, according to

    She also apologized for missing scheduled appearances.

    "I 'd like to thank you all for the kind words and well wishes over the past weeks," she wrote.

    The 28-year old gave birth to son Sparrow in September. She also has a 22-month-old daughter, Harlow.