Following her US X Factor fiasco, Cheryl Cole has thanked fans for inundating her with messages and presents.
Writing on her blog to fans whom she described as "my little soldiers", the pop star admitted that it had been "the weirdest past few weeks".
But the feisty Geordie also insisted: "I am absolutely fine.
"I have had the time to just chill with my loved ones and do the normal things that I like to do.
"See my friends and family and be with my doggys :D.
"It feels long overdue and sooooo good, even my feet are happy to not have to wear a pair of high heels hehe."
The "loved ones" she referred to may include her ex-husband Ashley.
It's been reported that the footballer allowed Cheryl to spend the night in one of the 12 bedrooms at the couple's former marital home. He moved back to live in the mansion alone in December.
A family friend told the Sun that Ashley was keen to rekindle their relationship. As part of a campaign to woo her back, the sportsman has been bombarding her with text messages and gave her a safe haven in her time of need.
"Ashley gave a lost and hurt woman, whom he still loves a place to lay her head. It reminded her of happier times," said the pal.
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Cheryl's blog posting in full
- Hi my Gorgeous ones. It's me! I wanted to talk to you all direct, and first and foremost thank you all for your continued love, unbelievable LOYALTY and support and remind you that I love you all to bits.
Where do i start? I have had the weirdest past few weeks (nothing unusual there though.) I wouldn't even know how to begin to tell you all about it.
What I do know for certain is that I have the BEST, most unbelievable people out there, who I feel so lucky to call my support system. You never fail to amaze me.
I have been reading your letters and opening my prezzies (I feel very spoilt ) and hearing all of your kind, special and inspiring things you want to say to me. I feel your presence and strength always, and no matter what decision I make or what it is I'm facing, I appreciate you all more than you'll ever know.
It also breaks my heart a little when i hear that some of you worry about me and need to know that I am ok, so I want to PROMISE you that I am absolutely fine and more than ok!
I have had the time that I have not had in so long to just chill with my loved ones and do the normal things that I like to do. See my friends and family and be with my doggys :D.
It feels long overdue and sooooo good, even my feet are happy to not have to wear a pair of high heels hehe.
You are my little soldiers and you mean the world to me.Remember what I tell you, stay strong, keep calm and carry on ;) I'll speak to you all soon when I have some new news, until then I salute you :)