Honey Boo Boo and her family have taken a break from eating road kill in order to make a road trip… for an unfortunate reason:
The reality star's father, Mike "Sugar Bear" Thompson, has been hospitalized in Jacksonville, Florida for unidentified neurological disorder.
June Shannon has been keeping fans apprised of her husband's status via a few Facebook postings.
"Everyone plz keep sugarbear in our thought as we r leaving mcintrye to head to Jacksonville to the mayo clinic to see what they will say in the am," she wrote on Sunday. "we r all nervous to c what will b done with everything will update when we hear something #nervous and #hoping for the best."
Shannon followed up that message by saying the family will be sticking around Jacksonville for at least one more week.
Over the past 12 months, Sugar Bear has been battling a number of health issue:
In September, he was hospitalized after suffering an infection from a foot injury; three months later, an ambulance was called for Sugar Bear due to an undisclosed illness; and in March he collapsed from chest pains.
We wish Sugar Bear a full recovery.