Meghan Trainor had an emotional and scary performance on Friday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

WATCH: Meghan Trainor Talks ‘Champion’ Boyfriend Daryl Sabara, Says He’s ‘Obsessed’ With ‘Every Inch’ of Her BodyTrainor revealed that she underwent a second vocal surgery in December and has been on vocal rest ever since.

Trainor’s first surgery was announced in August 2015 and forced her to cancel her tour.

During her vocal rest this time around, Trainor was forced to communicate using her phone.

“The real trooper was my boyfriend. He learned sign language for me,” she gushed of the Spy Kids alum.

WATCH: EXCLUSIVE: Meghan Trainor Gushes About Her ‘Cute’ Boyfriend: ‘He Keeps Walking By Me Going ‘You’re Beautiful”The couple has been together for more than nine months now and Trainor is over the moon about the romance, adding, “He’s, like, better than whatever I wished for.”