Former Laguna Beach and Very Cavallari star Kristin Cavallari reflects on

her divorce from former NFL quarterback Jay Cutler afte 

announcing her weight gain. Like fans of the Chicago Bears and Denver Broncos,  

Cavallari says ditching Cutler in divorce was the best decision she's ever made.

My divorce was the scariest thing I've ever done, but it was the best thing I've ever done," 

the former reality star said. I'm really starting to love myself and figure out who I am."

Cavallari and Cutler were married for nearly 10 years before calling it a day.

They have three kids: Camden, 9, Jaxon, 8, and Saylor, 6, who helped her get over the divorce

During her appearance on The School of Greatness podcast, Cavallari said,

 "My children have inspired me to become the best version of me. 

 am only as good to them as I am to myself." When I'm empty, I have nothing to offer.

Being able to take care of myself so I can take care of my kids, and support them, and encourage them, that's what matters."