Pink has had hip surgery and she is now recovering.

The 42-year-old singer posted an update about her situation on Instagram, in which she says that she is doing well under the circumstances.

The American says she went under the knife seven days ago.

"It was a tough first week with lots of tears, fever and pain, but my rock, Carey, got me through it," said the

Cover Me In Sunshine

singer, who says she was well cared for by her husband.

"In the meantime I have also learned some tricks that I can perform with my crutches", Pink continues.

"I will fully recover from this surgery and I am extremely grateful for that. I have always been very independent, but this situation has taught me that it is okay to accept help."