Robin Roberts goes home from hospital

FILE - This Aug. 20, 2012 file photo released by ABC shows co-host Robin Roberts during a broadcast of "Good Morning America," in New York. Roberts has said goodbye to "Good Morning America," but only for a while. The "GMA" anchor made her final appearance Thursday, Aug. 30, before going on medical leave for a bone marrow transplant. Roberts' departure was first planned for Friday, but she chose to exit a day early to visit her ailing mother in Mississippi. In July she first disclosed that she has MDS, a blood and bone marrow disease. She will be hospitalized next week to prepare for the transplant. The donor will be her older sister, Sally-Ann Roberts, who was on hand for Thursday's emotional send-off. (AP Photo/ABC, Donna Svennevik, file) Donna Svennevik

"Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts reached a new milestone in her recovery following a bone marrow transplant last month -- she's now home from the hospital.

"Home Sweet Home. That has never had quite so much meaning before," she wrote on the show's blog. "After exactly one month in the hospital dreaming of this day, I am finally home."

Roberts also shared the news with fans and well-wishers via Twitter:

But, she added, her recovery isn't over yet.

"I am considered 21 days old," she explained in her latest blog post. "That's how long it has been since my transplant. Remember when you brought your baby home for the first time? Your precious bundle didn't leave the house much and you were careful that anyone who came in contact with your child was healthy."

With that in mind, she said she "will still be resting away from 'GMA' until I'm given the all clear."

Roberts, 51, is being treated for myelodysplastic syndrome, a rare blood and bone marrow disease, and revealed that she's feeling optimistic about her progress.

"Each day I get stronger and stronger. I am fond of saying, 'This Too Shall Pass,'" she wrote. "And even in some dark moments, of which there are still a few, I now see that light at the end of the tunnel. This too really shall pass."

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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