Marissa Jaret Winokur: I Lost 60 Lbs.

Marissa Jaret Winokur

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updated 10/31/2012 AT 6:20 PM ET

originally published 10/31/2012 AT 6:30 PM ET

Marissa Jaret Winokur says she shed 60 lbs., but worries: Is that enough for show business?

“I definitely have moments where I’ll go to an audition or a meeting and girls are just so much skinnier,” she tells The Insider. “I’m still in Hollywood. I still will be considered a chubby actress.”

Taking the show’s Brooke Anderson on a tour of her closet, the actress, 39, also notes that she still keeps her old clothes “because I’m sure I’ll gain [the weight] all back.”

“I know it’s horrible,” she says, “but here’s the thing … My fear is, what do you do? I have jeans that fit me great and what if I gain it back? I need those jeans.”

The bubbly star and PEOPLE blogger – whose newly svelte physique first caught the public’s eye at a premiere on Monday – felt comfortable with her heavier appearance, but lost weight for the sake of her well-being.

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