Kerry Washington explains why she doesn't want her pre-baby body back

Kerry Washington is all about moving forward.

The 38-year-old "Scandal" star covers the September issue of Self magazine rocking a sports bra and a leotard, but while she looks just as fit as ever, she actually would rather not hear that she has her pre-baby body back. Kerry gave birth to her daughter, 1-year-old Isabelle, last April.

"A few weeks ago, my manager asked: 'Do you feel like you're back? I feel like you're back.' She meant it as a total compliment, but we had this great conversation where I was like, 'You know what? I try really hard not to use that language, because it's not about going backward in life,'" Kerry explains.

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"I've been really focused on not being 'back' to anything, but being the best version of myself right now," she adds. "My body is the site of a miracle now. I don't want to be pre-miracle."

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