Christina Haack has wasted no time in making her newly confirmed relationship PDA official.
One day after fessing up to dating Joshua Hall in a lengthy Instagram post – during which she revealed she "reset my brain and kicked out years of anxiety" by smoking a Bufo toad – the Flip or Flop star was photographed loving on her new man in Tulum, Mexico, where the couple is celebrating Christina's 38th birthday on "a romantic tropical vacation [Josh] planned entirely on his own."
The mother of three put her rock-hard physique on display while sporting a tiny bikini alongside her heavily tattooed and muscular boyfriend. Haack cozied up behind Hall on a motor scooter before the hot couple took a plunge into a natural swimming hole nearby.
Laughing, smiling and embracing one another, the two could not look happier if they tried!
Christina's actions are surely corroborating her words, as she just told her 1.6 million Instagram followers she was in a very positive place in her life, particularly in the love department.
"I met Josh when I wasn't in a state of fear or fight-or-flight … I had taken time off social, hired a spiritual coach and smoked a Bufo toad (which basically reset my brain and kicked out years of anxiety in 15 mins)," Haack revealed days after paparazzi caught them holding hands at Los Angeles International Airport.
"When we met this past spring, the synchronicities hit us so hard and fast they were impossible to ignore," she explained. "I felt immediately crazy protective over him and wanted to keep him for myself and get to know each other before the tornado (media attention) hit."
Though Haack's career is televised, fans have always seemed to be more interested in her dating life.
Following her divorce from Tarek El Moussa, with whom she has two children, she married Ant Anstead and had one child with him. The two finalized their divorce just last month, and he is now dating two-time Academy Award-winning actress Renée Zellweger.
According to Christina, she and Josh have "had a few solid months of just us getting to know each other" and have "loved every second of it."
"So called 'fame' provides so many things but it comes with a cost," she said. "They build you up then tear you down."
"When I saw a camera behind us at the airport my heart started beating out of my chest and my hands shaking," she confessed. "And not for me but for him. I know they dig and dig and I didn't ever want to see him stress over the media stalking him and his family. Which obviously has already begun to a [sic] uncomfortable degree. False narratives being thrown around left and right. They go after everyone you and your family follow on social media and everyone who is in your inner and outside circle looking for dirt and drama. That's partly why there is [sic] so many failed celeb relationships, they turn new relationships into a circus."
"We decided whats in the past, is in the past," Christina went on. "We aren't looking at all the nonsense online. The internet and social are great for businesses or staying up to date on fam / friends but also, can be toxic and (let's be real) pretty fake."
"I may be a bit crazy and I'm definitely not perfect but I will never live my life based on other peoples judgments or opinions," she added. "We pride ourselves on never judging others and always wanting others to be happy and we wish others would have the same respect."
Though Haack says Hall is not on social media, she took the opportunity to thank him publicly for "whisking me away on a romantic tropical vacation he planned entirely on his own."
And in one final jab at those who feel the twice-divorced mother of three should maybe just chill for a sec, she wrote, "So yes 'another relationship' and guess what. I'm 38 - I'll do what I want."