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Christie Brinkley

Christie Lee Brinkley is an American model, actress, and entrepreneur. Brinkley gained worldwide fame with her appearances in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues, ultimately appearing on an unprecedented three consecutive covers in 1979, 1980, and 1981. She spent 25 years as the face of CoverGirl, has appeared on over 500 magazine covers, and has signed contracts with major brandsβ€”both fashion and non-fashion.

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Four months is a lot of living with that little life in you-thinking about it, eating right for it, nurturing it and all of a sudden, it dies.
All I ever wanted was a big, happy family.
The more you give, the more you get - it's a cliche, but it's really true. β€” Β© Christie Brinkley
The more you give, the more you get - it's a cliche, but it's really true.
We decided to try in vitro, because both Peter and I felt we couldn't handle another failure. When I miscarried after that, we had to come to terms with the possibility that this wasn't meant to be.
I wish my butt did not go sideways, but I guess I have to face that.
I've always believed in a rainbow diet. As many colors and foods as you can eat, the better, because if you focus on one food, there's bound to be a report that comes out that says, 'Broccoli actually... ' So I mix it up a lot. And I take vitamins, like Biosil, which I take for my hair, skin, and nails.
Just because people can express themselves through their art doesn't mean they are great communicators in person.
At Thanksgiving, I always start at the top of my list and say I'm grateful for friends, family, and good health. Then I get more superficial... like being thankful for my Louboutins.
I don't really seek out vegetarian spots... but mainly, I know how to work a menu no matter where I am.
I think many people can relate to that excruciating pain of love gone wrong. I'd rather have a broken arm than a broken heart.
After the first miscarriage, I tried to take the attitude that it was my body's way of telling me that this pregnancy wasn't meant to be.
When you feel good, you look good. And vice versa: When you look good, you feel good.
My age has so little to do with my image of myself because at a certain point, the number just didn't fit how I felt. It has become irrelevant to me. I just don't feel like that number is representative of my spirit, of my energy or my anything!
I had a gorgeous mom. She was beautiful, so I lucked out there. β€” Β© Christie Brinkley
I had a gorgeous mom. She was beautiful, so I lucked out there.
I would be remiss when talking about beauty secrets to not say that one of the best is to care about the world around you. That's what really matters.
We need to protect our wilderness areas and national parks. Everywhere you travel, you see blight, denuded mountains, logging. If people know what's going on, they'll become activists to safeguard those places.
I get bored if I do the same thing. The only constant that I have in my life is that I start whatever I do with my Total Gym, because I believe it helps keep me from getting injured.
Your job as a parent is to listen. And to dole out as much love as you can. That includes tough love.
Modelling was never in my plan. Never.
My work makes me a better mom. It gives me a little door to step out of my parenting and bring the excitement from my day back home.
I must've got whacked on the head. He presented a totally false person for me to fall in love with.
I'm actually excited about turning 60. I feel on top of my game.
Smile. It instantly lifts the face, and it just lights up the room.
Adopting a really positive attitude can work wonders to adding years to your life, a spring to your step, a sparkle to your eye, and all of that.
No matter what your age is, you only have now. So it's always about living in the moment and being in the moment... I refuse to let those numbers define me, and I just try to face each day positively.
Share your smile with the world. It's a symbol of friendship and peace.
I have this helicopter crash, and I fall in love with this man who was in the crash with me. I must have been suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome.
I'd rather have a broken arm than a broken heart.
I really believe in the old expression that what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. It's through adversity that you find the strength you never knew you had.
I love musicians. I think artists are the most amazing people because they're constantly creating beauty for the world. With all the crazy stuff going on in the world, then there's artists reminding us of our humanity and reminding us of our heart and soul and what really matters.
Some people think happiness is a luxury, but it's a necessity. You need to make space for it in your life.
I've gotten into the habit of cranking out a set of push-ups before each show to get my blood pumping and find my focus. I worked my way up from eight to 30. That was a real accomplishment.
My biggest deterrent to getting the workout I need is just that my days are so full and so busy.
I don't count that relationship with Ricky. It's just like a blip at this point. I had to fall in love with the devil himself to get this sweet angel, Jack.
Lunch is a big huge salad with every color in it. From leafy greens to purple to herbs, fresh cut herbs mixed into it for flavors. I vary what I toss into it. Sometimes it might be lentils and chopped tomatoes, other days it could be garbanzo beans, some days I might have just a salad and have some lentil soup on the side.
People say, 'You look so great for your age,' and I say, 'OK, you can leave off the 'for your age' part. Can we all stop qualifying it?'
Basically he never went to work and didn't have a job. Of course I thought he did. I thought he was on the phone doing business deals instead of borrowing money from people.
If a person lies to you about what's in their bank account, they'll lie to you about other things as well. β€” Β© Christie Brinkley
If a person lies to you about what's in their bank account, they'll lie to you about other things as well.
I really believe that being flexible and grateful contributes a lot to your happiness, which contributes to your health and contributes to your look.
Go ahead and have the Kit Kat at the movies. If you don't satisfy an urge sometimes, you often substitute less-satisfying things and end up eating more.
Photoaging is the worst. It wreaks havoc.
I respect artists so much, and I absolutely love music as the ultimate art.
I think there's little things you can do with a dermatologist that can stave off major, giant surgery, which is really scary. But I'm all for, if something's bothering you, fix it. At least talk to somebody to see what it would take to fix it, and see if that's for you or not.
My smile has been my ticket to the world. Smiling releases the same feel-good hormones you get jogging. Caring for your lips and gums is important. I brush my teeth morning and night, alternating toothpaste brands. In addition to flossing, I use a Water Pik to massage my gums and remove food particles.
A smile is like an instant facelift and an instant mood lift.
Life is too short to not have oysters and champagne sometimes.
I just found out that I'm one inch taller than I thought.
I think variety is the spice of sticking with an exercise routine, whether it's getting a dance tape one day, or getting a tape with those stretchy things to work with resistance on a different day.
It's so funny because all those years I was working, I basically always felt that whatever job I was doing would probably be the last one I would get. I really never thought that I stacked up with the other girls.
Look for rash guards that come treated, for further sun protection, and never forget your hat! β€” Β© Christie Brinkley
Look for rash guards that come treated, for further sun protection, and never forget your hat!
I really believe that the more informed you are about the benefits of a healthy bite versus the chain reaction that you're going to put into effect in your body when you take that bite - you just suddenly don't want to make that choice for yourself anymore. It's beyond willpower at that point; it's become a desire to do something good for yourself.
I've been a vegetarian since I was about 12 years old. When I became a vegetarian, I got my mom and dad to become vegetarian, and my brother became a vegetarian.
Life is short. Ricky and I realize how lucky we were. We want to be together all the time.
Modelling opened up the world to me. All my friends were bohemian artists and were a little bit appalled when I sold out and did something so bourgeois. I'd say, 'Come on, guys, with what I earn from this job, we can all go to Morocco.'
Believe me, I love a good chocolate chip ice cream. I'm not going to go for some lousy version of it. If I'm going to have it, I'm going to have a really good one. I believe in treating yourself occasionally to something.
I believe in true love, and I believe in happy endings. And I believe.
When you turn 60, the key is to not stop moving. Once you start to stop moving, you rust. You got to just keep going.
I really believe in the power of the individual to make change, and our family is a real collection of individuals.
I think that ultimately your age is determined by your attitude. It's not the number; it's not how many wrinkles you have on your face. It's the energy that you project.
We're the generation that says 60 is the new 30. We don't let the numbers shape us; we're reshaping the numbers.
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