Christina El Moussa hit with the feeling of HGTV "Flip or Flop," in which she plays with ex-husband Tarek El Moussa.
By now, you probably know everything about her and the sometimes bitter rift of Tarek and his love of the backsplash and the flashy bathroom tiles ̵
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1. He fought with fertility
When Tarek was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2013, he had to undergo radiation therapy to allow the couple to conceive. It was not easy, Christina admitted. "We found out that Tarek had cancer and we asked the doctor if it would affect our chances of having a child," he told People in 2015. "They said that if you go through radiation, that Tarek also had , so you should not get pregnant from this semen from six months to a year, so, right away, we made sperm bank and [tried] FIV. "
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" I had to be super strict, "added Christina of the trial. "I had to do a whole week in bed, for 13 weeks I could not take a walk and I could not lift anything with a liter of milk, we planned it during the Christmas holidays, so I was not working. everything possible to make sure this worked. "
When she became pregnant, she could not take her daughter during the first trimester – which made it even harder for the couple, since Tarek was still recovering from back surgery at a time. .
2. It is a fierce reader
If you look at Christina's Instagram account, you will discover her love for hardcover books, especially if those books are full of suspense or exhilarating words.
The designer recounted her love of books, including thrillers like "The Girl on the Train", "The species is worth killing", "The luckiest girl alive", "The woman in the cab 10", "L & # 39; dry "," The nightingale "and" Before I sleep ". He also read "Eat Pray Love", "#Girlboss", "You're a Bada-: how to stop doubting your greatness and living a wonderful life", as well as the Bible.
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3. He wants to reverse the lives of people, not just their homes
Christina plans to build a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in her native California, inspired by her process of returning from separation from Tarek. Christina says she feels very different after starting to take care of herself after her divorce in 2017, citing a healthy diet and exercise especially in helping her "feel a switch".
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4. Love hockey
Before marrying Anstead, Christina briefly attended Anaheim player Ducks Nate Thompson in April 2017. After the separation, she continued to go to the games – because she likes sports, not just the men who interpret it.
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5. It has no dietary vices
Christina always eats well – even when she is pregnant – and vows to simply enjoy healthy food more than junk food.
He says that on a normal day he will start with oats at night and coffee with stevia for breakfast, followed by a bar of oats with berries, a smoothie, hummus, cereals, vegetables and lean proteins. She revealed to nutritionist Cara Clark that she is very busy preparing dishes and that her "guilty pleasure" – if you can even call it that – is peanut butter.
6. She is an older sister
Christina has a younger sister named Carly Haack who is very different from the HGTV star, although their facial features and warm brown eyes show an immediate resemblance. Carly is 10 years younger than Christina, a brunette and lives in Australia, where she studies marine biology.
7. It takes the exercise seriously
Christina is good at designing the workouts as for designing remodel the kitchen. While pregnant with her son Brayden in 2015, she recorded a training DVD called "Prenatal Power Yoga". He also said that his home gym is his sanctuary. He explained to Cara Clark: "We have a fast-paced lifestyle, and there's always so much to do, but I focus on one priority: aiming for five days a week, solving myself is my" happy pill ". relieve all the tension and anxiety and makes me feel good. "
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He also revealed that three days after giving the light daughter Taylor, she walked for two miles, although she admitted that her second pregnancy was more traumatic for her body because she underwent a caesarean section, delaying her return to training.