16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals.Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA.January 23, 2010. (Bauer Griffin)more pics »Kyra Sedgwick (Bauer Griffin)Kyra Sedgwick
says she's so over scales. The actress opened up about her weight in the new issue of More
, saying that while she's struggled with her body image, she's done worrying about it.
Sedgwick struggled with an eating disorder, after losing 20 pounds for a role as a Holocaust survivor in the 1985 film War and Love
. "I came back from that and it triggered something," she said. "I ate everything in sight. My weight went up and then too far down."
Sensing a growing problem, Sedgwick said she simply threw away away her scale. "I'm so grateful that I don't get on a scale because it's never going to be the right number," she said.
Sedgwick also opens up about seeing a therapist after the birth of her first child. "I used to be so serious. My life was weighty, and my heart was heavy," says Sedgwick, who has two children with Kevin Bacon. "When the kids were little, any joke made at my expense, I couldn't handle it. I've done a lot of interior work, embracing my mortality and knowing I'd better have a good time because I'm not going to go this way again.
Now, she said, "I embrace my flaws and quirks and can laugh at myself. Having children, you're got to face your s--- or be ruled by it.
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