Harding and her DWTS partner, Sasha Farber, spoke with ET's Lauren Zima during rehearsals for the reality competition show, and she opened up about having lost her way in life, and how dancing has helped her find her path.
"I just have lost myself over the years. And my son and my husband have kept me alive. But this truly [is] something here," Harding shared.
"I went back to skating a year ago because… there was just something missing, you know? And obviously I have my son, and nothing is missing from that, but there was just something about me. I wanted to do more," she continued, getting choked up. "And when I had got that call, like now, I started crying."
"Does it matter? It doesn't really matter. I'm just honored to be part of this and very humbled as well," Harding said, adding, "I'm very honored that Sasha is my partner. He is going to take me to places I have never been."