Hilary Duff talks younger self: I was ‘too thin’. At a young age she her acting career with the titular character in the television series Lizzie McGuire, but now that she is older she is maintaining a healthy weight, saying here was time when she in her life when obsession took over her, ” about being ”super skinny” like her friends.
”I was too thin. That was not a healthy place for me. I was so unhappy. I remember my hands cramping because I wasn’t getting enough nutrients.
”A lot of girls my age were super skinny. I think it’s just as bad now, but it’s more normal. It’s crazy. I can’t be that way. It’s not my normal state.”
Now that she is a mother of a three year old child called Luca, she says she’s happy with her weight feeling confident in her figure again.
She added to People magazine:
”Things don’t bounce back the way they used to, but I don’t need to be 110 lbs.
”I’m a 27-year-old mother. I feel fit and strong and happy.”
One more hing she said her weight is no longer a concern,
and would rather focus on her fitness levels and general well being.
”I’m not a model; I’m an actress. I always feel like I’m in the five to ten pound struggle, but my life is so busy. I’m just not that concerned, really. I’m normal and I’m perfectly happy being that way.
”Some weeks I’m like, ‘Man, my clothes are fitting so good’ and then some weeks I’m like, ‘I need to cut back on a few things,’ but that’s it. I don’t fall into the trap.”
More on Duff, she is from Houston, Texas and her parents are, her dad a partner in a chain of convenience stores, and a homemaker turned film and music producer.