Valerie Bertinelli is revealing how she avoids worrying about her pounds. 

The actor, celebrity chef and author penned a initially-person essay for New Elegance about her struggles with body graphic and positivity. 

In the essay, which was revealed on Monday, Bertinelli, 61, wrote that her pounds has influenced how she sights herself.

“But I want to start off experience the very same about myself—no make any difference what bodyweight I am,” she reported. “I really do not have to wait until finally I have shed bodyweight to be type to myself and to be variety to others. It should not make a difference what I glimpse like.”

Though she tries to turn that state of mind into her actuality, Bertinelli, who lately wrote a ebook titled, “Enough Now: Studying to Adore the Way I Am Now,” reported she tries her finest to not care about the range on the scale. 

She discussed, “I think which is critical. I feel lots of, several, several individuals dwell with a lie that we had been told, that we’re unlovable when we get body weight, and it’s simply just not correct.”

Bertinelli acknowledged that she still thinks about remaining “the fantastic weight” one working day. 

But, she stated she realizes that the variety on the scale will never be “low sufficient,” so she no more time weighs herself.

“I stopped weighing myself when I concluded writing my reserve, which was a massive factor for me, and I haven’t gotten on a scale since,” she wrote. “My clothes nonetheless in good shape my jeans still zip up. I guess I was fearful that if I did not see what amount I was and if I was not in a position to continue to keep an eye on it, that I would balloon up…but that has not transpired.”

Given that the adjustment, Bertinelli has by now noticed a adjust in her mental well being.

She wrote, “It’s all a test and we’ll see how it functions, but I do know that my psychological wellness has enhanced immensely because I stopped seeking at the scale every morning—and which is the initially large move for me.”

The “Hot in Cleveland” star has earlier been very open with followers about her human body impression struggles. 

In December, she uploaded a online video on Instagram with a caption that merely stated, “Exhale.” 

“I’m standing out in the rain simply because I’m accomplishing my ideal to distract my head from spiraling to a location of self-loathing, because I noticed a picture of myself right now that designed me want to do that,” she discussed in the movie. 

At the finish of the clip, she reported, “And I am doing my best to be positive and far more total of pleasure and ideally my body will observe together. I’m not there still.”

On Sunday, Bertinelli attended the Grammy Awards with her son Wolfgang Van Halen, who was nominated for very best rock song. 

The two smiled as they posed for pics alongside one another on the red carpet beside the 31-year-outdated rocker’s girlfriend, Andraia Allsop. 

Soon after the ceremony, Bertinelli praised her son for remaining nominated in a series of clips posted on her Instagram stories. 

“The amusing detail is … all of us who are right here with Wolfie, who love him so significantly, we’re more unhappy than he is,” she reported soon after her son dropped the award to the Foo Fighters.

She additional, “He certainly is just grateful to be nominated and to be regarded. I’m so happy of him.”