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.
"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."