Jennie Garth’s Strict Rules For Staying Slim: ‘I Weigh Myself Every Morning!’

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Jan. 3 2013, Updated 9:00 a.m. ET

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By Alexis Tereszcuk - Radar Entertainment Editor

Jennie Garth went through a painful divorce from her husband Peter Facinelli in 2011, but she got her revenge by dropping 30 pounds and revealing a kick ass new body -- but she says it wasn’t easy, and it isn’t easy to maintain her killer figure!

"I weigh myself every morning,” Jennie told Health magazine in a new interview.

“If I don't, before you know it, I'll be up 10 pounds. It creeps. This morning, it was up 2 pounds. That's OK. But if it's up 6 pounds? I need to make adjustments."

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The 40-year-old actress said that breakup from her husband of 11 years was a wake-up call for her.

"Now I feel stronger and more confident in my body,” she said.

Jennie said she has rules that she follows to stay in great shape: she puts on her workout clothes first thing in the morning.

“I take my kids to school in my workout clothes. I'll think, 'I'm already in my clothes now, so I may as well work out!'"

The former Beverly Hills, 90210 star says one way to feel healthier is to always say ‘I love you.’

"They're my favorite words, and I don't say them enough to other people, let alone to myself. When you say them, it makes you want to be gentle and kind. Even if you're mad, there's that love."

Check out Health.com to get all the details about Jennie’s weight loss secrets, two recipes and more ways that she feels the happiest she ever has!

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