Michelle Heaton gets wrist tattoo to 'thank the universe' after recovering from ...

She's had a rough few weeks after suffering from a severe case of 'Bali belly' during her luxury getaway.

But Michelle Heaton hasn't let the illness ruin her trip after revealing that she has been inked with a wrist tattoo to remember her time on the Indonesian island.

Sharing posts while undergoing the inking on Instagram, the 40-year-old Liberty X singer showed off her addition, a simple letter M, among her other tattoos,

M for mother: Michelle Heaton hasn't let the illness ruin her trip after revealing that she has been inked with a wrist tattoo to remember her time on the Indonesian island

M for mother: Michelle Heaton hasn't let the illness ruin her trip after revealing that she has been inked with a wrist tattoo to remember her time on the Indonesian island

Michelle took to her Instagram stories, explained the meaning behind the wrist tattoo.

She said: 'I am here at a very nice tattoo parlour in Bali, and I am getting a symbol for M, for mother, for Michelle, it's a mantra. It's saying thank you to the universe or whomever your god or faith is that you give thanks to.'

The inking sits among tributes her two children, Faith, eight, and AJ (Aaron Jay), six, with her husband Hugh Hanley, who she married in the Bahamas in 2010.

Explaining the significance further, Michelle said: 'It's joining what's already here (wrist), I've got Hugh, AJ and Faith so it's only apt that I join the club.'

Joining the family: Michelle already has her husband's name Hugh and children Faith and AJ tattooed on her wrist - she's now also got an M representing her own

Joining the family: Michelle already has her husband's name Hugh and children Faith and AJ tattooed on her wrist - she's now also got an M representing her own

Short and sweet: Sharing posts of herself in a Bali tattoo shop pre and post tattoo to Instagram, the 40-year-old singer showed off her addition, a simple letter M

Short and sweet: Sharing posts of herself in a Bali tattoo shop pre and post tattoo to Instagram, the 40-year-old singer showed off her addition, a simple letter M

Home time: After a long retreat the singer shared that she was looking forward to returning to her happy place at home with her two children and husband Hugh

Home time: After a long retreat the singer shared that she was looking forward to returning to her happy place at home with her two children and husband Hugh

Adding: 'While in Bali, people do what they do and I'm going to get a tattoo.'    

Writing on another post on Instagram Michelle said her trip to Bali had been 'everything and then some' and promised to return soon. 

The star had the tattoo done at Fox Mulder custom tattoo shop in Dalung, Kuta Utara, south Bali.

Struggles: Earlier in the week, Michelle revealed she collapsed from severe dehydration after suffering from a case of 'Bali belly' during her luxury getaway (pictured on Thursday)

Struggles: Earlier in the week, Michelle revealed she collapsed from severe dehydration after suffering from a case of 'Bali belly' during her luxury getaway (pictured on Thursday) 

Taking to Instagram on Friday the singer told followers that she had fallen ill after dining out at a swanky sushi restaurant in the area where her meal cost £150.

Michelle shared a selection of images from her disastrous evening, including one of her being pushed in a wheelchair and another of herself lying in bed.

Taking to her Instagram Story, Michelle said: 'There wouldn't be a holiday Heaton-style unless something major happened. Last night I collapsed from severe dehydration. It just goes to show you need to drink lots of water.'    

Falling ill: The singer told her Instagram followers that she had fallen ill after dining out at a swanky sushi restaurant in the area where her meal cost £150

Falling ill: The singer told her Instagram followers that she had fallen ill after dining out at a swanky sushi restaurant in the area where her meal cost £150

Michelle added: 'My problem was I had Bali belly at the same time. I was dripped up to an IV and I'm much better now.'  

She continued by warning her fans: 'Be careful what you eat and drink in foreign countries, especially the ice, because I was not very well at all.'

Michelle shared a picture of her drip while lying in her hotel room bed, as well as an image of her being tended to by a man who appeared to be a medic.

The next day Michelle relayed her night of horrors to her fans in a caption of one of her selfies, writing: 'Hi crazy hair.

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