She only gave birth to her daughter a month ago but Emily Skye seems like she’s bouncing back into shape.
But despite her incredible body transformation, the fitness star from the Gold Coast revealed she had suffered ‘badly’ from the ‘baby blues’.
Just days after becoming a doting mother to her baby girl Mia into the world, the 33-year-old new mother said she was struggling with her emotions.
Emily Skye has flaunted her impressive body transformation – one month after giving birth
Shortly after welcoming her girl Mia, The fitness star said she suffered from the ‘baby blues’
‘When I first had Mia I was obviously over the moon… but something I haven’t shared with you all is I suffered badly with the baby blues,’ Skye wrote in an Instagram post.
‘I’d previously heard about the “baby blues” but I never understood it. I couldn’t ever imagine feeling down after having Mia.
‘Well it happened to me! A few days after having her I started feeling really depressed, I hadn’t slept in days and my hormones would have been all over the place when it hit me.
The 33-year-old new mother from the Gold Coast said she was struggling with her emotions
Previously suffering from postnatal depression, the young mother said she was crying constantly when she spent ‘at least 10 days feeling really sad’ (pictured after childbirth)
‘Your body goes through SO much having a baby, and while most of the changes are physical and obvious, there are a lot of things that aren’t so obvious like your hormones and emotions.’
Previously suffering from postnatal depression, the young mother said she was crying constantly when she spent ‘at least 10 days feeling really sad’.
‘I couldn’t understand how I was so blessed and happy to have my precious Mia and yet I felt soooo miserable,’ she said.
But despite her struggles, Emily – who gained 21 kilograms while pregnant – said she has since overcome her emotions.
The new mother has been documenting motherhood on social media after giving birth to Mia
The Instagram star revealed how exercising has helped change her mindset for the better (pictured pre pregnancy)
‘Luckily those feelings passed and I started feeling more normal,’ she said.
‘My hormones were balancing, I managed to get some sleep and what really we helped me was moving my body.
‘I started some light workouts mainly walking and I felt so much better instantly. It’s amazing how good you feel after moving your body and getting the blood flowing.
‘I already feel like a new person. The natural high you get is the best – I hadn’t had that in about four months and oh how I’d missed that feeling.’
Despite her struggles with postnatal depression, Emily said she’s enjoying motherhood
The social media influencer revealed how she gained 21 kilograms during her pregnancy
The Instagram star, who has more than 2.2 million followers, revealed how exercising has helped change her mindset for the better.
‘It makes me feel so good and no matter what I’m going through at the time I’m able to deal with it so much better when I’m exercising,’ she said.
She urged her followers to take up fitness.
‘If you have been putting off getting fit please just do it – you won’t regret it,’ she said.
‘It will honestly be one of the best things you’ll ever do for yourself (and your loved ones.
‘Yes starting is hard, yes you’re going to feel uncomfortable, yes it’s going to take commitment and time and HELL YES it WILL be totally worth it.’
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