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P!nk says she took care of her physical and mental health last year by taking time away from her husband and their two children.

The pop star told Women’s Health that she felt depressed after losing her father and the family’s nanny to cancer and was coming off hip replacement and back surgery.  “I couldn’t lose weight to save my life. I would work out three hours a day, eat clean, and my metabolism was a dud – I couldn’t get anything started,” P!nk recalled. “And I was like, ‘I’m exhausted, I’m sad, I haven’t been away from my family for three years – not even overnight. And I just need a minute.’”  The singer said she left husband Carey Hart and kids Willow, 11, and Jameson, 6, and headed for the SHA Wellness Clinic in Alicante, Spain. “It was the longest I’ve ever been away from my kids, and the biggest gift I’ve ever given myself,” she admitted. “I did it for me, which in turn would be for them.

What big things have you done to take care of yourself?