Broad Ideas, namely about her battle with Hashimoto’s disease and why she practices self-love.The “Jane the Virgin” alum noted how her autoimmune disease — a disorder that affects one’s thyroid and leads to hormonal changes — influenced her physique.“I got an actor’s curse because it directly affects your metabolism, you know, you’re not producing the hormone that your body needs,” she said.
Rodriguez continued, “So you, at times, it can feel like you have a loss of communication with this thing, that spacesuit that you’re in, and you’re just like, ‘Why don’t I have a grasp on shifting what this physical being is?'”The Golden Globe winner revealed she then started giving herself positive affirmations in the shower “four or five years ago” as a result of her bodily changes.“As I bathe being like, I love you,” Rodriguez went on to say about staying comfortable in her own skin. “‘I love you, elbow.
I love you, tetas.I love you, neck.’ I just started touching my body in an appreciative manner.”The “Miss Bala” actress also pointed out that Hollywood is still a hard place to find your footing in, as beauty standards are always evolving and hard to meet.She also shared that she has a heart-shaped birthmark on her thigh and why she chose not to cover it up during her days on her hit CW show “Jane the Virgin.”“To others, it may seem like an imperfection, right?
And on ‘Jane,’ it would always be like, ‘Hey, can we get makeup to get that thing on her leg?’ I would always be like, ‘No! It’s my birthmark!Read more on nypost.com