Once a model always a model. That’s what I assumed. When I saw this picture of Kathy Ireland I was both shocked and inspired. For anyone trying to lose weight and stay in shape; this shows the world that NO ONE is perfect. This Sports Illustrated beauty once graced the covers with her excellent physique and contagious smile. Now, she’s talking about how she got back in shape and regained her self confidence.
In her latest book, Real Solutions for Busy Moms. Ireland talks about how mothers tend to put everybody else’s needs before their own. Case in point: she had put on 25 lbs. without even really realizing it. runs a mentoring program for single teen mothers.Valerie Bertinelli recently did on the cover of PEOPLE)?
“I was not making enough time to take care of me,” says Ireland, 46, a mother of three kids ranging in age from 6 to 14 and CEO of Kathy Ireland World Wide, a $1.4 billion design empire. She also
To get back on track, Ireland enlisted the help of a friend, who happens to be a personal trainer and nutritionist. Thanks to healthier food choices, including cutting down on snacking and desserts, plus three exercise sessions a week, Ireland says she’s almost back to where she feels her best.
Does that mean she wants to get back into a bikini (as
“No, that’s not my goal,” says Ireland, who prefers to wear business suits at her job. “I want to be healthy, to be there for my husband and my kids.”
For the complete story on how Ireland lost the weight and regained control of her life, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday (Source)
This is a great lesson for anyone. You don’t have to be a mom to make time for yourself. If you don’t … no one else will!
(CES, PES, CPT, BS)