Gisele Bundchen Discusses Life And How She’s Been Coping Since Divorce From Tom Brady

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It’s hard to believe, but it has been almost a year since Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen got divorced.

Neither of them has had a lot to say about their divorce since it happened, but Gisele Bundchen has appeared to be slightly more willing to talk about it.

Back in March, she gave an interview to Vanity Fair in which she addressed rumors about her dating one of Brady’s friends, as well as other related topics.

“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth,” Bundchen wrote on Instagram shortly before that interview.

Now, with a new cookbook coming out, Bundchen has granted another interview, this time to People, where she talks a little bit about life after Brady.

“It’s been very tough on my family. It’s been a lot — in every area of my life,” she says. “I feel like whenever it rains, it pours. With all the different twists and turns that life takes, all we can do is the best we can given what happens in our surroundings.”

Bundchen is referring to the divorce, moving from Tampa to Miami, and dealing with two sickly parents. Then there was the whole FTX scandal in which she and Brady reportedly lost a large amount of money.

“Sometimes, we can get so disconnected from our bodies because we are running away from ourselves, so we just keep adding more things for us to do,” she added. “Give me anything to eat, give me anything to drink. You’re just in this mode. I feel like whenever you can bring yourself back into feeling your body and just being present, it’s great. You’re kind of in your body and you’re really present. You’re breathing, you’re connecting.”

Gisele, now 43, also says that she recently gave up drinking alcohol.

“Right after I turned 40, actually, I felt a huge difference between when I had the glass of wine and when I didn’t have the glass of wine,” she explained. “It’s socially accepted to have a glass of wine. And people even say, ‘Oh, it’s healthy for you.’ Well, it is not healthy for me. If you want to ask of your body what I ask of my body, which is a lot, I can’t be having all these things (alcohol, caffeine) because they add up.”

Now, she says, her mind is more clear, she notices things she “didn’t notice before,” she’s sleeping better, putting herself and her well being first.

“When you feel good, you’re a better mom, you’re a better friend, you’re calmer, you’re more patient, you’re more loving, you’re more grounded,” she said. “So you can’t feel guilty about prioritizing yourself.”

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