Kerry Katona has credited her five children for helping her get into ‘the best headspace I’ve been in for a long, long time’ during an appearance on Loose Women, where the star also showed off her impressive two stone weight loss after ‘changing her entire lifestyle’.
The former Atomic Kitten singer admitted that Molly, Lilly-Sue, Heidi, Max and Dylan-Jorge have been her motivation while on her fitness journey.
‘I do a lot of yoga, a lot of cross-training. More than anything it’s my kids,’ she said during a visit to the Loose Women studios on Friday.
Kerry made quite the entrance when she strutted into the studio in a little black bikini, showing off her washboard abs and her new long, dark hair.
Confessing that her new look has left her feeling ‘sexy and empowered’, Kerry admitted that she is now finding time to concentrate on herself and her children after splitting from husband, George Kay.
‘Being single is definitely the way forward. I’m definitely in a relationship with myself and learning to love me… I’ve never done that before,’ she said.
‘I’ve always ended up in a really bad relationship. I’m an old romantic – I still believe in love, I still believe in marriage, I still believe in that happy ever after. But for now I think it’s time to concentrate on me, my needs, my children. I’m in a really good headspace. I feel good, I feel sexy, I feel empowered.’
Kerry also credited her healthier lifestyle for helping her come off her bi-polar medication after consulting her doctor.
She said: ‘I’ve been off medication now for about 8 months. A lot of mental health illness, it’s knowing what your triggers are and what tools to use when you do get triggered.
‘Don’t get me wrong, I still have my down days, I still get a bit down like we all do. Because I’m going through a divorce as well, I’d rather face these obstacles head on rather than masking them with pills. The best pill is exercise.’
With her newfound health and toned physique, Kerry also ruled out having any more children, telling the Loose Women: ‘Are you having a laugh? Have you seen me? I don’t want to ruin this body, definitely no more children.’