Alison Sweeney shows off her svelte figure on the cover of Shape magazine’s May 2013 issue.
Inside, the actress spoke about her immense fear of sharks and how it almost impeded on her ability to compete in a triathlon. She explained, “Sure, I practiced in my pool for half an hour twice a week. But that didn’t prepare me for when I first stepped in the ocean. I was convinced I’d get eaten by a shark!”
Sweeney also discussed her book, “The Mommy Diet,” and how her role on “Days of Our Lives” inspired her to write her own story. She admitted, “For 20 years, I’ve been part of some wonderful storylines on ‘Days.’ I yearned to be part of that process of sharing my own stories with other people. But as an actor, I didn’t have that outlet.”
Read more in the latest issue of Shape, available now.