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recovery Michelle Heaton says 'we got this' as she gives fans a post-rehab update

The ex-RTÉ star said: "Every day is a new day.. Everyday I’m more determined.. One day at a time"

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Michelle Heaton (Matt Alexander/PA)

Michelle Heaton (Matt Alexander/PA)

Michelle Heaton (Matt Alexander/PA)

Former RTÉ star Michelle Heaton has given an update on her life since leaving rehab with a stunning swimsuit photo.

The former Liberty X singer (41) recently returned home to her husband Hugh and children after spending a month in a rehabilitation facility for drug and alcohol addiction.

Now, she’s shown that she’s busy working on her mental and physical health by posting two photos of herself to her 230,000 Instagram followers.

The first photo showed Michelle gulping some water after an exhausting workout, kneeling on an exercise mat in a white t-shirt and some gym leggings with her hair tied back.

Looking delighted with herself, the ex-RTÉ star grinned as she posed in some swimwear in the second photo.

She donned some sunglasses and looked carefree as she prepared for a dip in the pool.

Captioning the post, Michelle wrote: “B4 - this morning After my 1 hr #ignight session @davidlloydbushey

“AFTER - 1 hr ago soaking up the rays at @davidlloyduk spa pool.

“Every day is a new day.. Everyday I’m more determined.. One day at a time.. Healthy body ... healthy mind!”

She finished off the post with the hashtags #wegotthis #recovery #12steps #workout #workoutmotivation #sunshine.

Michelle’s post comes after she admitted that she was “close to death” before checking in to a rehabilitation facility, and would have cocaine binges that saw her consume “a gram a night.”

She was encouraged to seek help when her close pal Katie Price staged an intervention and booked her into rehab in April.

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Speaking to The Sun, Michelle said: “What I was doing was a suicide mission. I never actually thought, ‘I want to kill myself,’ but ultimately I was killing myself.

“I was crying out for help when I couldn’t actually ask for help. But when you’re an addict, it feels like there’s no way out.”

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