Jessica Simpson has had a whirlwind summer. Not only did she finally wed longtime fiancé Eric Johnson over July 4th in California, she was also a bridesmaid at sister Ashlee's bohemian blowout this past weekend. Amongst of all the recent milestones, she says she's happier than ever.
In a letter to Glamour, the new Mrs. Johnson dishes her secret to a successful relationship, overcoming her deepest insecurities, and learning to lean on her those closest to her.
Jessica opens up about Eric's undying support and love. "Eric has seen me at every size, and he loves me no matter what," she writes in the letter. "Eric was so supportive and challenged me to accept my insecurities and focus on what truly matters."
"I feel stronger than ever, and Eric's unconditional love has been a reminder of the love I should give myself," she continues.
As for her very public weight battles, Jessica says it's important to still indulge in the things you love — even when you're trying to fit into the wedding dress of your dreams: "I didn't want to deprive myself or give up the foods (and cocktails!) I love in order to feel beautiful on my wedding day," the Weight Watchers spokesperson writes. "I gave myself plenty of time to get my body where I wanted it to be, and I learned to make balanced choices during the process. The moment I put on my gown, I was proud that I had let myself celebrate along the way."
"My family has been by my side in every way imaginable — through the highest highs and the lowest lows. I believe that because I've nurtured and cherished these relationships, my marriage and the relationship I have with myself are strengthened daily."