“That’s not good, and sometimes you’ve got to make those bold decisions that you know are right for you mentally, physically, they are right for your family.”
Kirsty shares 14-year-old son Oscar and Jude, 11, with her ex-husband. The pair were married in 2010 and divorced after five.
The presenter left Sky Sports after 20 years after first joining in 1998.
She said in a statement at the time: “I have had 20 wonderful years at Sky and will leave with the best memories.