Peter Kramer/NBC(LOS ANGELES) -- For every star who seemingly bounces back to her pre-pregnancy size weeks after giving birth, there's Drew Barrymore to keep it real.
"After making two babies, holy cow, does your body do some crazy stuff! It’s hard to stay positive and love yourself," the 40-year-old actress admitted about her post-baby body in Glamour magazine. "You feel like a kangaroo with a giant pouch; everything’s saggy and weird. But you think about how beautiful it is that you’re able to make children."
She added, "When I lose sight of that, I exercise, read Dr. Seuss’s Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, and spend time with my kids. Then I start to see things that are bigger than myself."
Barrymore isn't afraid to look less than perfect in public, either.
"You don't always have to look stunning on Instagram," she told Glamour. "I've been makeup-less, pregnant, and stuffing food in my face in many pictures; that makes it all the more exciting when I do do something more attractive. I don't like it when everyone looks so perfect all the time. Where's the humor in that?"
Barrymore is married to Will Kopelman, with whom she has two children -- Olive, 2, and Frankie, 11 months.
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