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

Al Roker’s wife has opened up about caring for the Today show weatherman amid her recent life-threatening health crisis.

Deborah Roberts, Roker’s wife of 27 years, recently spoke to Entertainment Tonight about her experience caring for him while he was in the hospital and recovering after a significant 7-hour operation.

“I think a lot of people don’t realize — and I never realized — that being a caretaker is incredibly hard, exhausting, scary, all of those things, and I’ve never gone through anything like this,” she told the site. “And I hope I don’t do it again.”