Robin Roberts On Recovery: ‘Every Day I Feel More Like My Old Self’
First Published: February 16, 2013 6:06 PM EST Credit: Getty Premium
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- It’s been five months since Robin Roberts underwent a grueling bone marrow transplant and the “Good Morning America” anchor says she’s finally beginning to feel healthy again.
“Every day I feel more like my old self. I didn’t think I would,” she told People.
Robin was so weak when she left the hospital in October that she had trouble walking. Though she’s fortunately on the mend, the anchor admits she still struggles with after effects.
“I’ve still got chemo brain and my vision is blurry,” she told the mag.
The 52-year-old will return to her “GMA” post on Wednesday and though her hair is still gone due to the treatment, Robin is taking her new, low-maintenance ‘do in stride.
“Whatever,” she said of losing her hair. “I’m thankful I have a pretty-good-shaped head!”
The journalist has projected a strong persona during the months-long ordeal, but admitted it was a battle – especially immediately following her diagnosis with MDS.
“I was literally on the floor,” she told the mag of her reaction to her diagnosis with the disease. “I collapsed.
“It’s important people know I’m not always [feeling positive],” she added. “But I choose to be happy and not string together the bad days.”
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