"It's part of my reality," she said of the cameras that captured her reaction to the news. "I lost my mother. I signed up for all areas of my life to be exposed -- the good and the bad ... This is not a moment that I feel, as of right now, that I regret [being filmed]."
Gunvalson followed up with a blog post about Steinmetz's death, saying she was able to visit her mom shortly before she died. She admitted watching the Real Housewives episode was like "reliving a nightmare," but reiterated it was a "chance" she took by filming the reality show.
"It's a surreal place to be and I know some of you have already experienced losing your parent or parents," she wrote. "It's an empty feeling, a lonely feeling, and one that I almost can't even put to words ... I miss her so much, but know one day I will be with her in Heaven and at peace."
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