I am grateful for my entire family, my long time girlfriend, Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new year together.I am grateful for the many prayers and well wishes for my recovery. Some people were, like, 'Why were you in such a hurry to get back?
I hope that was a good experience for you." Roberts smiled, "I'm going to tell you all this, and you know, because you've had a front-row seat all through that tumultuous year I had: I have never been happier or healthier than I am right now.In the middle of her Facebook essay she said, "I am grateful for my entire family, my long time girlfriend, Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new year together."It's kind of cool the way she did it, she didn't scream it from the mountain tops ...but she revealed her true self in an authentic way. Roberts, 53, certainly knows that to be true, based upon her personal experience of life.Probably everyone’s initial reaction on being told they have cancer is — Why me? As she was dealing with that, and its aftermath, she was told in 2012 that she was also suffering from a very rare condition called myelodysplastic syndrome, which affects the bone marrow.