Al Roker is “so very grateful” to have made it house for Thanksgiving together with his household.
The “Today” meteorologist shared a well being replace with followers by way of social media on Thursday after lacking out on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade for the primary time in 27 years.
A cheery Roker, 68, posted a video of himself in cozy apparel as he walked across the hallways of a hospital.
“Alright, that is my model of the Thanksgiving Day Parade,” he stated. “Getting prepared to go away the hospital. Time to blow this taco stand. Woohoo!”
The climate anchor later knowledgeable followers that he made it house simply “in time” to catch a few of the parade commentary from “Today” colleagues Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb.
“So very #grateful to have the ability to be house for #thanksgiving#dinner with #household,” he wrote in one other publish shared by way of Instagram.
Plenty of celebs and fellow TV personalities took to the feedback sections of Roker’s numerous posts to ship him love and assist.
“Yay Al! Happy Thanksgiving! ❤️❤️,” wrote Katie Couric, with Jenna Bush Hager including, “Yasss!! Now we’re particularly grateful for you too!!! And all these docs and nurses who took care of our expensive one! ❤️.”
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Barbara Ann Corcoran additionally chimed in, writing, “Sending you all my love! Happy Thanksgiving ❤️❤️❤️.”
As Page Six beforehand reported, Roker skipped the annual televised parade in New York City this yr attributable to ongoing well being issues, with meteorologist Dylan Dreyer stepping in for him.
“So lots of you’ve got been thoughtfully asking the place I’ve been,” Roker wrote in a Nov. 18 Instagram publish amid rising concern over his absence from the “Today” present.
“Last week I used to be admitted to the hospital with a blood clot in my leg which despatched some clots into my lungs. After some medical whack-a-mole, I’m so lucky to be getting terrific medical care and on the way in which to restoration.”
Roker concluded his publish by thanking followers for “all of the properly needs” and prayers.
“Hope to see you quickly,” he added. “Have an excellent weekend, everybody.”