Drew Barrymore, who’s in the middle of celebrating what she’s deemed Wellness Week, is getting brutally honest about her weight.
The 50 First Dates star revealed Wednesday on social media that her body often feels like a “rollercoaster” as she gains and loses weight. While she acknowledged that giving birth to her two daughters —Olive is now 7, while Frankie is 5 — she said it’s been tough at times.
“It is a true miracle I was able to have these two girls. So whatever the aftermath on my body, well bring it on!” she captioned photos of herself from when she was heavier and lighter. “That said, there have been times i have stood in my closet and just cried. Hated getting dressed. Didn’t feel good! It takes so much for me to look decent. I have to eat just right and Work my ass off! I cannot fight the fact that I have the propensity to be the Pillsbury dough boy!”
The actress advised others to avoid comparing themselves to the unrealistic examples they see in Hollywood.
“So DON’T Be fooled by what you see when people are thin right after baby. Don’t compare yourself to the magazines and the red carpets,” she said. “If I looked decent on anything I have done since I had my two kids, I have clawed my way there. You can too!”
A day earlier, Barrymore revealed that she’s shed 20 pounds by working with her longtime trainer, Marnie Alton. She said Alton was the one who helped her get into fighting shape before new seasons of her Netflix show Santa Clarita Diet, which wrapped up its third and final season last year.
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I go up and I go down. The rollercoaster of my body is a challenging, but beautiful ride. I made two kids. The single most important purpose for me being on this planet is for them! It is a true miracle I was able to have these two girls. So whatever the aftermath on my body, well bring it on! That said, there have been times i have stood in my closet and just cried. Hated getting dressed. Didn’t feel good! It takes so much for me to look decent. I have to eat just right and Work my ass off! I cannot fight the fact that I have the propensity to be the Pillsbury dough boy! (Now all I can think about is crescent rolls) So DON’T Be fooled by what you see when people are thin right after baby. Don’t compare yourself to the magazines and the red carpets. If I looked decent on anything I have done since I had my two kids, I have clawed my way there. You can too! However, it is hard to sustain and can take a lot of the joy out of life with food. But not anymore. NOW I have found that elusive B called BALANCE. 45! It only took 45 years to find myself. Right where I am supposed to be. And it’s not perfect. But it’s me. And most importantly, I want to share it with you. Ps this is the power of @marniealton, she’s the one who helped me be @santaclaritadiet ready! #WELLNESSWEEK
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