“I had this internal bleeding going on, I lost half my blood,” he continued. “They went in, they did surgery, and it ended up two bleeding ulcers. They had to resection the colon, take out my gall bladder.”
Before Roker came back, he gave coworker’s Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Craig Melvin and Dylan Dreyer an update on his recovery. “It’s been a tough slog, I’m not going to deny this,” he confessed in December.