Michelle Kwan better said: “I’m always full of surprises”.
The former Olympic figure skater has revealed that she has given birth to her first child, a daughter named Kalista Belle Kwan.
“I am so happy and tears of happiness are streaming down my face as I share the news,” Michelle wrote in an Instagram post Wednesday January 5. “I’ve always wanted to be a mom and, for me, she’s a perfect miracle.”
The 41-year-old athlete reflected: “I had a hard time imagining what it looked like, but it feels like it’s been in my life forever. This has been a challenging journey to motherhood (not to mention a very long labor !!) and I’m glad I never gave up. “
“As the people closest to me know, I am always full of surprises and I tend to keep my personal life private,” continued Michelle. “And I’ve wanted to share this happy news for many months, but each milestone seemed to be both exciting and daunting at the same time.”