02:11 PM EDT 04/29/2015
Originally posted 01/14/2013 06:30PM
Between a car accident that left her with lasting injuries and announcing plans to divorce, Mayim Bialik's strength was really put to the test in 2012.
"When you've had a 2012 like me, things can only get better," she told PEOPLE on Sunday at the Golden Globe Awards. "That's the glass half-full."
Judaism has helped get her through the tough times.
"I'm a person of deep religious faith," the Terani-clad actress, 37, explained. "I really believe that things will be right in the universe. Things are hard, but I've really been taught in my tradition that the harder things are, the greater the potential reward. I really believe that."
Originally posted 11/30/2012 10:00AM
Mayim Bialik, who announced her split with husband Michael Stone last week after nine years of marriage, has filed for divorce and seeks joint legal and physical custody of their two children.
Court documents filed in Los Angeles on Dec. 21 do not list a date of separation for the couple, who are parents to sons Miles, 7, and Fred, 4.
Bialik, 36, who stars on The Big Bang Theory cited "irreconcilable differences" in announcing their split in a statement posted on her Kveller.com parenting blog.
"Divorce is terribly sad, painful and incomprehensible for children," she wrote. "It is not something we have decided lightly."
Originally posted 11/21/2012 05:00PM
After "much consideration and soul-searching," Mayim Bialik announced Wednesday that she and husband Michael Stone are divorcing after nine years of marriage.
The Big Bang Theory star, who has sons Miles, 7, and Fred, 4, with Stone, cites "irreconcilable differences" for the split, which she revealed in a statement on her Kveller.com parenting blog.
"Divorce is terribly sad, painful and incomprehensible for children. It is not something we have decided lightly," she writes.
Originally posted 08/27/2012 07:50PM
Mayim Bialik is one tough mama.
The Big Bang Theory actress, who is mom to sons Fred, 4, and Miles, 6½, says she relied on techniques used in natural child birth to handle the pain of a severe injury to her hand caused during a recent car accident.
"[I used] a lot of deep breathing," she tells Access Hollywood. "Everything I used for natural labor, I absolutely used at the scene of this accident."
Originally posted 08/21/2012 03:45PM
Despite being injured in a car accident last week, Mayim Bialik hasn't been totally sidelined.
And a little credit goes to her cat.
The Emmy-nominated Big Bang Theory actress, 36, sustained serious damage to her right hand after the crash, but according to a new entry on Kveller.com, Bialik feels all better – sometimes.
In the short post, titled "Mayim's Cat to the Rescue," she writes, "This is what makes me forget my pain: My cat Esau sticking his tongue out at me."
Originally posted 08/21/2012 10:25AM
Just days after she was involved in a serious car accident, Mayim Bialik made her return to the red carpet on Monday.
Bialik stepped out in a curve hugging gray Tadashi Shoji dress at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Performers Peer Group Reception in Universal City, Calif.
The Big Bang Theory actress, 36, who suffered a severe injury to her right thumb, tells PEOPLE her Emmy preparations are still underway, despite her injury.
"We had already planned on a long sleeve dress. I'm a modest dresser anyway. There are not many dresses that cover your fingertips though so it might take a little of expanding the fabric, trying to get this contraption in a sleek black," she says of the splint she has to wear as a result of the accident.
Originally posted 08/17/2012 04:05PM
Mayim Bialik is in recovery mode after a car accident on Wednesday left her hospitalized.
The Big Bang Theory star, 36, who managed to make it to work just one day after the wreck, was photographed on Friday near her home in L.A., wearing gauze on her left forearm and a full cast on her right hand.
At the time of the accident – caused in Hollywood by three tourists from Chile turning into her vehicle – LAPD Sgt. Monte Houze told PEOPLE that the actress suffered "a severe injury" and, "I was told, there was a lot of blood at the scene."
Originally posted 08/16/2012 08:20PM
A day after a car accident left Mayim Bialik with a seriously injured hand, the actress felt well enough Thursday to return to the set of The Big Bang Theory.
And she was glad she did.
The cast and crew lavished her with "love and support," Bialik, 36, wrote in a Tweet punctuated with a smiling emoticon.
She added: "Doing ok. Grateful. And tired."
Originally posted 08/15/2012 06:30PM
Mayim Bialik was seriously injured Wednesday in a car accident in Los Angeles.
Bialik, 36, was driving in L.A. when a car with three tourists from Chile turned into her vehicle at Hollywood Boulevard and caused the crash, LAPD Sgt. Monte Houze tells PEOPLE.
"From what I was told, there was a lot of blood at the scene," says Houze.
He says Bialik, known for her roles on Blossom and The Big Bang Theory suffered "a severe injury to her left thumb" and was taken to a local hospital. The tourists were not cited or detained.
But the star won't be losing a digit. On Wednesday afternoon, Bialik posted a message on Twitter saying, "(husband typing) In pain but will keep all my fingers. If u wanna see pre accident me watch The Soup tonight lol."
Originally posted 06/09/2012 01:00PM
It's enough to make Blossom blush!
Sitcom star Joey Lawrence donned the famous Chippendales bowtie and not much else on Friday for a performance with the legendary male review at the Rio Las Vegas Hotel and Casino on Friday night.
Lawrence, 36, who starred alongside Mayim Bialik on the '90s hit Blossom and is now opposite Melissa Joan Hart on ABC Family's Melissa & Joey, will be showing off his ripped physique while performing with the Chippendales for a special limited engagement that goes until June 24.
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