Robin Roberts is in the sanatorium as we sort this.

She is about to bear a bone pith medical operation that will keep her off the Good Morning America air for weeks and means her good earthy distress.

But the purpose indication of an anchor still found time to send a summary of goal and thankfulness to her fans, filmed from her sanatorium bed in New York City.

Robin Roberts Hospital Pic

“This tour is as most about the thoughts as it is the body. Your thoughts… have been so powerful,” Roberts says in the video, that you can watch at Good Morning America’s Yahoo! page. “You’ve got to shift the approach you think in sequence to shift the approach you feel. And let me only contend this lastly, I feel the love and I appreciate you for it. Thank you.”

Roberts’ physician, Dr. Gail Roboz, appeared currently on GMA and pronounced of his important patient: “Medically speaking, she is you do fantastic.”

We’re so blissful to listen to it. And we go on to send the really most appropriate wishes to Roberts and her desired ones.


Robin Roberts has updated her Good Morning America blog to simulate the dual vital events receiving place at the impulse in her personal life.

The contributor tells fans she has behind the begin of her bone pith medical operation procession since she is in Mississippi “standing proudly” with her family as desired ones contend goodbye to Robin’s mother, Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts, who upheld divided on Thursday.

She was scheduled to be certified to the sanatorium today, but Roberts writes:

“When I lapse to NYC and travel by those sanatorium doors subsequent week momma will be right there with me. Light, love and blessings to all.”

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Roberts goes on to contend of her 88-year old mother, who was the initial black lady to chair the Mississippi State Board of Education:

“She was there when I took my initial breath and what a payoff to reason her honeyed palm when she took her final breath… Momma knew she wasn’t physically means to be with me for my bone pith transplant. My siblings contend mother longed for to gangling me the anguish it would have been if she had upheld and I couldn’t be there. That suspicion was weighing heavily on me.

“Momma found a approach to be with me each step of the approach on my journey. I am shamed by her selflessness.”

The GMA co-anchor will be divided from her chair for we estimate dual months when she does eventually bear which medical operation – in sequence to understanding with a singular red blood commotion well known as myelodysplastic set of symptoms – and we instruct her zero but the comprehensive best.


Robin Roberts voiced currently which she is withdrawal Good Morning America one day progressing than scheduled, not due to her imminent bone pith transplant, but as a outcome of Hurricane Isaac.

She is drifting home to Mississippi to be with her bum 88-year-old mother, Lucimarian, along with her family, which is in the eye of the storm.

“I know the tour forward will not be easy,” pronounced Roberts, who is traffic with a red blood commotion well known as Myelodysplastic Syndrome. “Just know which I’m going to come behind here as shortly as I can.”

Robin Roberts as Co-Anchor

In Roberts’ proxy absence, Good Morning America will acquire a series of high-profile guest anchors. Among them, it’s been confirmed: Oprah Winfrey, Chrid Rock, Katie Couric, Barbara Walters, Kelly Ripa and the Modern Family cast.

“This equates to so most [that] these friends have been stepping up similar to this,” Roberts said. “I love them for that!”


Robin Roberts returned to Good Morning America final week, following a three-week leave of deficiency for healing reasons.

But the anchor voiced currently that she’s streamer out of the co-anchor’s chair once again on Friday, as she’s scheduled to bear a bone pith medical operation in sequence to strike her diagnosis of myelodysplastic set of symptoms (MDS).

Roberts will be certified to the sanatorium on Tuesday, explaining to viewers:

“It still takes about 10 days after being certified since there have been a little things you have to go by prior to the medical operation essentially occurs.”

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The journalist’s sister is a undiluted compare and will offer as Roberts’ pith donor. It’s misleading how prolonged Roberts will be left for, but primary estimates have been around dual months.

“I know I’m going to have a pursuit when I come back,” Roberts told viewers.

In her place, Good Morning America will underline a series of big declared guest anchors. The module will additionally work at time all this week to “Robin’s Journey,” that will prominence the reporter’s better of breast cancer and additionally embody comprehensive stories about family groups who have faced and strike an MDS diagnosis.

We instruct Roberts zero but the comprehensive best. Here’s to a speedy, full recovery.


And… she’s back! Yes, already.

Less than a month after receiving a healing leave of deficiency from Good Morning America, due to a singular red blood disorder, Robin Roberts returned to the co-anchor’s chair this sunrise to one side George Stephanopoulos.

Robin Roberts Photograph

“My needle was past ‘E’ when I left here a integrate of weeks ago, but I’ve got a full tank so watch out,” the 51-year-old told viewers, adding which her three-week eighth month enclosed a outing to Italy. “I haven’t taken this most time off in utterly a little time.”

Robert was diagnosed with myelodysplastic set of symptoms progressing this year and will bear a bone pith medical operation on Sep 5. She’ll go on to embrace chemotherapy treatments as well.

But zero could moderate her intoxicating beverage this morning, as the GMA buttress given 2005 combined around Twitter:

“Merry Monday@GMA. Great to be behind with George, Sam, Josh, Lara and YOU! Rested and rarin’ to go again….you have been warned. 🙂 xxoo”