Shawn Johnson Says Body Image Struggle Helped Her Become a Strong Mom

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Shawn Johnson East, in a new YouTube video, Body Image Issues: 110 Lbs. to Pregnant, opened up about her struggles with body images following the 2008 Olympics and her journey to motherhood.

In the video, Johnson, 28, explained that after winning the gold medal for her balance beam routine, she was left feeling lost, without purpose and, due to strict trainings and diet, stuck with unrealistic ideals of how her body should look

“When I went on Dancing with the Stars and I had my period for the first time, and I had to deal with going through puberty on national television, I hit a very low spot,” she said in the video. “I’d gained about 15 lbs after the Olympics and I thought that that was the worst thing in the entire world, which it wasn’t, it was healthy and normal.”

“Every decision I made in my life up until that moment, for at least 13 of my 16 years, was based on…

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