“And I went over my ankle on the curb… just as I was walking to the car… and I went over and it sort of crumpled.”
She had also vowed to take a long break before returning to exercising.
In Cheshire Life Magazine, she wrote: “For me, this next year is going to be about going right back to basics.
“I am going to have to learn to run all over again after an injury forced me to take a long break from exercise and for once, sit on the sofa with my feet up to recover. The rest has been a long time coming. “
Louise has been on TV screens for 15 years and is used to facing a number of tense situations, but nothing prepared her for the pain of having a reconstructed ligament.
She continued: “I am the proud owner of a reconstructed ligament, but I had no idea how painful, nor how debilitating it would be.”