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Ginger Zee inundated with love after sharing heartbreaking personal story

Stay strong, Ginger!

Ahad Sanwari

Good Morning America's Ginger Zee, always a strong advocate for mental health, gave her fans and followers a reason to feel emotional over the weekend as she opened up about her journey to self love with her latest social media post.

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ABC's chief meteorologist shared a picture of herself wearing a crisp white button-down and a pair of jeans, radiantly smiling for the camera with an almost halo-like aura around her.

In the caption, she shared her heartbreaking story of pain and acceptance in honor of World Mental Health Day to help someone else feeling similarly.

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She wrote: "When I was at my lowest I often avoided mirrors. When I would catch my reflection, I rarely recognized myself.

"I knew it was me, logically, but I didn't know, love or feel comfortable with the person that I saw. I could not identify with the woman I saw. My identity was diffuse."

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Ginger then talked about how to combat those problems and heal through means like therapy, nutrition, sleep, and even meditation.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Ginger shared her story on World Mental Health Day

"Now when I look in the mirror I see me, I'm mostly proud & happy with the reflection and I'm able to turn outward and give energy and love to others because I have settled in my sense of self.

"I wish I could go back in those lowest moments and remind myself these beautiful days were possible. I hope it helps you to know the storms don't last forever."

She concluded: "For those of you that ordered my book “A little closer to home” - publishing has had a system-wide issue & it will be out in January!"

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Fans flocked to the comments section to show the journalist some love and tell her how much they admired her perseverance, with one commenting: "Thank you for this! You are an inspiration!"

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The journalist has frequently spoken about her rocky mental health journey

"You are radiating strength and beauty, my friend," another wrote, with a third adding: "The delay will be worth the wait." Ginger responded lovingly to many of the comments as well.

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