Former (and soon returning!) “Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts is set to go back to her old stomping grounds on February 20, 2013. Prior to that, it wasn’t an easy road for Robin. She underwent some health issues, but is on her way back to her normal, healthy self. She discusses her struggle in the new issue of “People” magazine. From the source:
In an exclusive interview, Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts reveals for the first time that there was a point after her September bone marrow transplant, “where I felt like I was dying.”
It was a few days after Roberts, 52, underwent the transplant for a rare blood and bone marrow disorder called myelodysplastic syndrome. “I couldn’t eat or drink,” she says. “I couldn’t even get out of bed.”
Fading in and out of consciousness, Roberts recalls, “I was in a coma-like state. I truly felt I was slipping away … then I kept hearing my name.”
Five months later, Roberts, a breast cancer survivor, says she’s finally beginning to feel like her old self again: “It’s an amazing feeling, each day feeling stronger.”
She will return to GMA on Feb. 20 and will be featured on a special edition of 20/20, airing Feb. 22.
Kudos to her for pulling through! We will most certainly be tuning in to “GMA” for her return to television!