I just decided to take some time off. I've been modeling since '93, '92, and that's a pretty long time. I'm a single mother and I chose to focus on her.
When I had my daughter, my priorities shifted. Being in the world of fashion you have to be very self-absorbed and surrounded by people that are self-absorbed.
The great thing about having a child is that it keeps you very grounded. When I decided to have my daughter I was ready to have that responsibility and I made it clear to people that I work with that my job was no longer my priority. My daughter is now my priority. She comes first. Period.
I can't remember the last time I was bored.
I'm not surfing much anymore, but I love hiking and gardening, and I'm always wearing a hat and sunblock.
There's always competition out there. That's what makes life exciting.
The best anti-aging advice I've ever received? Drink a lot of water and have a plant-based diet. I also do mindful meditation with my daughter every day. It takes ten minutes. I think reducing stress plays a big part in anti-aging.
I learned a lot about working with children, and about myself, and it reinforced my decision to pursue a career in teaching.
Men are just jealous because they can't wear makeup.
I had dreamed of visiting Bali for many years and because I had an extended family of Balinese friends in Los Angeles, I felt connected. The island is so peaceful and the smiles are constant.
Last Update: 2 February 2023
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