Trista Sutter opens up about her husband’s mysterious illness

The former "Bachelorette" star took to Instagram Monday to talk about her husband, Ryan, who she says has been struggling with his health for months.
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Transcript for Trista Sutter opens up about her husband’s mysterious illness
discover story now. Former bachelorette Trista Sutter who revealed her husband has been suffering from mystery illness for months and erielle reshef has details. Reporter: Good morning. Trista says her family is desperate for answers as to what has been ailing her husband, Ryan, for months. He has been suffering and she says so far a diagnosis has been Will you accept this rose? Of course. Reporter: This morning America's first bachelorette tryst da -- Trista sulter writing, I'm struggling. This guy, my rock, my best friend, my hero, my love, is struggling. Not every day and not to the point that he can't work or cook or exercise or be with family, but enough. We've been struggling for months, struggling to get answers. The couple fell in love on the first season of the bachelor franchise nearly two decades ago. I think is the best for you. Reporter: Beginning with bachelor Alex Michele dumping Trista. I am very, very, very grateful that he did not choose me. Reporter: The breakup leading Trista to become the first bachelorette where she met and fell in love with former NFL player turned firefighter Ryan. 17 years and 2 kids later the couple still going strong. I still have that last rose. There. Ah. Reporter: Now Trista says Ryan has been seeing doctors for months searching for a diagnosis, thankfully ruing out cancer. We found out Ryan doesn't have cancer, a huge relief without a doubt especially after fighting to find a doctor to take symptoms that lined up with lymphoma seriously and advocating for scans to rule it out. She says the family is thankful for their blessings but desperate for answers. We lived a fairy tale on TV and have a great life for all intents and purposes, but answers would be nice. Ryan sharing this sweet picture with the caption all we need is love, Trista's emotional reply, all I need is you. And so far no mention of Ryan's specific symptoms but Trista is asking her many fans to pray for their family and sending them our best this morning. Yes, we are, erielle, really wish them the best. Now we turn to the new book

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