Al Roker’s wife, Deborah Roker, describes her husband’s health crisis as “exhausting and worrisome.”

Deborah Roberts, who has been married to Al Roker for 27 years, recently talked to Entertainment Tonight about how hard it was for her to help him through his life-threatening health crisis.

She took on the caregiver job during his hospitalization and rehabilitation following a seven-hour surgery.

Deborah said to ET that she had never gone through anything like it before and hoped she would never have to go through it again.