As soon as I did that, I had the opportunity to adopt my first son.
So sometimes it’s not about this picture you paint about what your life is supposed to look like.
Certainly I wouldn’t have painted in some of the experiences I’ve had, like breast cancer.
But it was a nanosecond that introduced me to some things about myself that I needed to look at.There were a lot of things that fed into us not being together, like there are in every relationship.We just had some very big, fundamental differences.” This time last year Crow was dragged into the controversy by comments from Betsy Andreu, wife of Armstrong’s ex-team-mate Frankie Andreu. The whistleblower who exposed the seven-times Tour de France winner said: “Sheryl was by his side when he was trying to destroy people and she said nothing. It just astounds me.” When I mention this, Crow replies coolly. I think going out into the press and talking about what people should and shouldn’t do when they don’t know anything about you or your story, is irresponsible and slightly on the weird tip, personally.” A discreet silence is better? A relationship, I think, serves up so many volleys that are meant to remind you of who you are, and how far away you’ve gotten from who you are.” If anything, the whole experience vividly demonstrated Crow’s own winner’s instinct.“Oh, you know,” she says with a hint of a sigh, “I couldn’t talk about any of that stuff.Mainly because it’s just a part of my past and there were other things that were much more problematic about the whole situation.