And Turia Pitt was celebrated once again on Friday, as she announced the birth of her first son Hakavai with fiance Michael Hoskin.
"Then I write a list of all the good things - how grateful I am to still be here, to have a handsome partner like Michael, and to get to experience this".
Motivational speaker Turia Pitt and fiancé Michael Hoskin have welcomed their baby boy into the world.
In 2011 Pitt suffered severe burns to 65 per cent of her body when she was trapped in a grass fire while competing in an ultra-marathon.
'We'll be in this little newborn bubble for a few weeks but we wanted to pop our heads out for a moment to share the news directly with you, ' she wrote.
Turia Turia loved capturing every special moment of her pregnancy on Instagram - and this is just another wonderful example.
On December 6, Pitt posted a photo of the happy couple on social media, saying "we're frothing to meet you Baby Hoskin".
So has the obvious love between Pitt and her "beautiful partner Michael", who has been a devoted partner throughout both her long and painful rehabilitation, and her pregnancy.
'Of course, with any big change approaching, there's a certain element of uncertainty, ' she noted.
'And when you know that you're going to experience pain, that can be pretty scary, ' she added.
'Then I write a list of all the good things - how grateful I am to still be here, to have a lovely partner like Michael, and to get to experience this.
"I'm not nervous, I'm ready for it", she said. How cool it will be to meet my son.
"I could look at it in the negative way, or the empowering way".
'If I look at it in the empowering way, I feel better - so that's the way I choose, ' Turia concluded.