Katie Waissel believes her body looks better now she has had a baby
The former 'X Factor' contestant gave birth to her son Hudson last year and now looks at the mirror in "disbelief"
15 November 2019
Katie, 33, told Closer magazine: "I can't believe what my body is capable of. In many ways, it's better than before I had a baby. When I look in the mirror I actually stop in disbelief, because I can't believe it's me and my cellulite has gone.
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"Don't get me wrong, my boobs are as flat as pancakes from breastfeeding and my nipples are five inches long, but I've worked hard. I feel more toned and sculptured, and I feel stronger."
The former 'Celebrity Big Brother' contestant revealed that it was Hudson that inspired her to get into shape.
Katie said: "It got to the stage where I'd get out of breath running around after Hudson. He was getting heavier and I didn't have the strength to carry him for long, so I knew I had to make changes."
Katie - who split from her boyfriend Andy Speer just before Hudson's birth - previously admitted that raising her little boy as a single mum made her feel like "superman".
She said: "I don't really have time to reflect on everything that has happened but, looking back, I don't know how I did it. I was just adjusting to life as a mum and all the changes that brings, as well as dealing with a relationship breakdown and being miles away from my family. I always joke and call myself a superwoman but sometimes I feel it."
Katie admits that being a single parent affected her both emotionally and physically, as she "put pressure" on herself to make Hudson feel loved.
She explained: "I felt a huge sense of responsibility to constantly be around Hudson so that he never felt abandoned. His dad and I split when I was eight months pregnant - he's still in contact, but I put pressure on myself to make Hudson feel loved."