June 2, 2023

Dame Kelly Holmes is a busy lady, juggling Free Ladies appearances with motivational talking and overseeing the Dame Kelly Holmes Belief, which helps deprived younger individuals get their lives again on monitor.

She even frolicked with Princess Kate final week to debate the belief – so you would be forgiven for pondering that each one is nicely in Kelly’s world. Whereas mentally, Kelly mentioned she’s in a superb place, she’s struggling in relation to her well being. 

Within the newest episode of HELLO!’s In A Good Place podcast, Dame Kelly, 53, shared that she’s fighting menopause, telling HELLO!’s Rosie Nixon: “My common energy has simply gone, I am in ache, I don’t prefer it, I hate it and it will get me down as a result of I see that decline,” she mentioned. “I am positively torpid, mind fog and pondering ‘What’s improper with me?’.”

Kelly Holmes is the newest visitor on HELLO!’s In A Good Place podcast

The ever-inspiring athlete additionally speaks in emotional element about how grief impacted her following the loss of life of her beloved mom, plus she touches on self-harm, earlier than explaining that popping out as a homosexual lady in 2022 modified her life, making her really feel extra authentically herself, and consequently, happier, than ever.

Kelly Holmes on Loose Women in a blue and yellow top© Ken McKay/ITV/Shutterstock
Kelly Holmes says she’s in a superb place at present

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