Tomorrow will mark exactly six months since Joe Giudice began serving his 41-month prison sentence, and his wife Teresa Giudice says he's doing well. She, on the other hand, is struggling without him at home.

The Real Housewives of New Jersey star sat down with E! News and gave an update on her husband as well as her family's life at home without their dad.

"He just can't wait for it to be over," she told E! News. "He's doing great, or as best as could be expected. He's lost over 35 lbs. He's doing the same thing I did: reading a lot of books, exercising, keeping his head focused on doing what he has to do."

She also dished some surprising news: "He said he's done Yoga a few times...And he's said he can't wait to come home and do Yoga with me!"

News of him working on his health is music to Teresa's ears, as she said, "It's good for him to be healthy. He did have high blood pressure before he left because he was stressing so much...For him to get healthy and lose weight will be a good thing."

However, Teresa is now finding herself a little more stressed out without his help parenting their four daughters Gia, 15, Gabriella, 11, Milania, 10, and Audriana, 7.

"It does get stressful with the girls and having a teenager," she admitted. "I'm doing everything by myself, and I always said I did it before, but, I mean, he was a helping hand. Now, I'm completely by myself so I see the difference."

The Bravo star has watched the saga of the couple's legal issues play out on RHONJ—including the days following her return from prison. While she said she was so happy to be home and reunited with her daughters, it was definitely bittersweet as she anticipated Joe's absence and watched all the stress he faced before his prison sentence.

"He was going through a hard time…He's been through a lot," Teresa revealed. "He lost his dad, all the legal issues, then I left."

However, while she was gone, Teresa said there was silver lining.

"The best part about that is that he bonded really closely with our daughters," she explained. "He's an amazing dad. My daughters miss him tremendously. They love daddy. They email him constantly. We talk to him every day, and we visit him every week. There is a void in the house, and our family's incomplete. He's the missing piece."

The Real Housewives of New Jersey airs Sunday at 8 p.m. on Bravo.

(E! and Bravo are both part of the NBCUniversal family.)

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