Ricki Lake Quotes

Ricki Lake


Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.

Ricki Lake


}

It was a long time in the making, my divorce. One day became less special than the next, and pretty soon, we ceased all conversation. It is a sad day when you have nothing left to say.

Ricki Lake


}

I do not want to die being known for doing baby mama DNA tests on my show.

Ricki Lake


}

If I had been on 'Bowling for Dollars', I'd wind up owing them money.

Ricki Lake


}

I believe every woman has the right to any birth experience she wants, wherever she chooses and with whatever care provider she's comfortable. It's about doing your own due diligence and finding the best option for you.

Ricki Lake


}

I've lost 12 inches in three weeks. Every time I go for the costume fitting each week, it's smaller and smaller. I'm feeling great. I'm putting in the work. I'm getting a lot of sleep. Everything is on the backburner right now. 'Dancing' is my priority.

Ricki Lake


}

I wanted to give birth as opposed to being delivered!

Ricki Lake


}

I was a girl and became a woman. Something about having the freedom at home to be in the position I wanted, to have the people I wanted, was empowering.

Ricki Lake


}

I think it's important to balance out what people see today as normal birth, in a hospital room, flat on their backs, usually with an IV and a fetal monitor hooked up to them. That does happen, but other things are possible.

Ricki Lake


}

I've surpassed any goal I set for myself as far as my body, my career, and getting married.

Ricki Lake


}

I had a really kind of yucky divorce and it was really challenging to get over that.

Ricki Lake


}

It makes sense that the placenta almost looks like a tree with many branches - a tree of life.

Ricki Lake


}

Normal birth to me should not be numb from the waist down and waiting for the doctor to tell you to push. There's a reason we feel it. There's a reason we need to feel it.

Ricki Lake


}

I was this role model for heavy people. But the thing is, I never set out to be a role model at all, and I don't set out to be one now. I won't preach to anyone and tell them how to lose weight. I don't know any better than the next person.

Ricki Lake


}

For me, being memorable is more important than winning.

Ricki Lake


}