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Kate Ferdinand reveals how she overcame the ‘anxiety’ attached to developing curves

‘I had a love-hate relationship with my body: Kate Ferdinand reveals how she overcame the ‘anxiety’ attached to developing curves at a young age

Kate Ferdinand has discussed her fractious relationship with her body.

The former TOWIE star, 29, appeared on This Morning on Tuesday, where she divulged details of her struggles with anxiety and how she has overcome the difficulties that came with developing curves at a young age. 

After the release of her book, Fitter, Happier, Healthier: The Ultimate 4 Week Body Transformation Plan, the star has been blazing the promo trail and detailing how she stays in shape and how she has overcome her body demons.

Shock: Kate Ferdinand has discussed her fractious relationship with her body

The release of Kate’s book and her various promo appearances come after her September wedding to footballer Rio Ferdinand, 40. 

After soaring to fame on TOWIE in 2015, when she was introduced as the ex-girlfriend of show heartthrob Dan Edgar, she became a fan favourite, with her sizzling figure and girls’ girl personality winning hearts.  

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Despite winning various lucrative contracts and garnering reams of Instagram followers, in 2017, Kate confirmed her time in the spotlight was up a she moved to looking after Rio’s kids Lorenz, 13, and Tate, 11, and daughter Tia, eight.

Although she has moved on from her TOWIE life, she has launched the book which has propelled her back into the glare of the spotlight.

Wow: The former TOWIE star, 29, appeared on This Morning on Tuesday, where she discussed her struggles with anxiety and how she has overcome the difficulties that came with developing curves at a young age

Open and honest: After the release of her book, Fitter, Happier, Healthier: The Ultimate 4 Week Body Transformation Plan, the star has been blazing the promo trail and detailing how she stays in shape and how she has overcome her body demons

Speaking of her demons, she said: ‘I feel like I had a love-hate relationship with my body and how others thought about me…

‘I think it controlled me, I got really anxious, I felt overwhelmed and it took over my life. Now I realise my body doesn’t define me. [On being anxious about developing curves at an early age]’…

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‘My mum took me to the gym, my school was quite far away. We started swimming together and that’s how I got into the gym. It’s an hour of the day where I don’t think about anything and just gets me started for the day.’

New life: Despite winning various lucrative contracts and garnering reams of Instagram followers, in 2017, Kate confirmed her time in the spotlight was up a she moved to looking after Rio’s kids Lorenz, 13, and Tate, 11, and daughter Tia, eight 

In extracts from the book, Kate revealed a cheeky trick to give herself time to debate whether she wants to snack when she has a sweet craving. She stated: ‘There are often naughty snacks in the house for the kids but I keep them in a high cupboard out of reach of both the kids and me… 

‘If I have a sweet craving, I’ve got to get out a pair of mini steps and climb up to get them down. As soon as I go to get the steps I think “Why am I doing this?” and it stops me.’

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Echoing this on the show, she said: ‘I’m blessed with a small waist, that’s in my genes. I do work hard, I’m proud of my body. We have a lock on the treat cupboard. Rio has the key at the moment. It means more when we have a treat now.’ 

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