Rebecca Adlington has shared a bittersweet story about her holiday with her daughter Summer, and it will pull on your heartstrings. The single mum revealed that the last time she went to Disneyland, she was on her honeymoon with her ex husband Harry Needs – and pregnant with their child.
Flash forward two and a half years and Becky has returned to the happiest place on earth with her little girl in tow, minus Harry.
Becky, who is still on good terms with the personal trainer, shared a split photo of herself and Summer on holiday, and herself and Harry on honeymoon.
Becky was pregnant with Summer the last time she went to Disneyland
She explained: "Two and half years ago I came to Disney not knowing I was a couple of weeks pregnant. Was amazing to go back today with Summer. She is the best thing that's ever happened to me."
Her bittersweet story resonated with her followers, who praised Becky, 27, for sharing. One fan posted words of encouragement, writing: "Many twists and turns in life but things usually turn out for the best."
Another commented: "Totally correct beautiful Becky, the little one is the best thing that could happen to you. It's the same for every mum."
The swimmer split from husband Harry in March 2016
Becky and Harry announced their shock split in March 2016. The couple had been married for 18 months.
Becky posted a statement on her website that read: "It's after much thought and sadness that we confirm our separation. It is on amicable terms and we still remain close friends. We move forward with respect for one another and our focus and commitment is on parenting our gorgeous daughter Summer."
The ex-couple are still on good terms
The pair are on friendly terms and Harry is never far from Becky's mind. During her trip to Florida she gave a sweet shout out to her ex, revealing that Summer is following in her dad's footsteps. "Summer loved all the drawing and art stuff, taking after her daddy!" the mum-of-one wrote.