Kaley Cuoco is turning over a new leaf in 2016.

The Big Bang Theory star hasn't had the best 2015, filing for divorce from estranged husband Ryan Sweeting, but she isn't letting her rough patch get in the way of starting fresh. Cuoco, 30, appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday and opens up about her divorce from the tennis player.

"Last year was very bizarre," she says. "We all go through really weird ups and downs. And sometimes I'm a little bit more seen. And everyone goes through that stuff, so I already feel like 2016 is going to be a much better year than 2015. And you know, it's been rough, but things are going good."

And since thenshe's been able to turn it all around.

"I'm much, much better now," she adds. "I'm in a much better place than I was."

Kaley Cuoco, Ellen DeGeneres

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Cuoco and Sweeting were married for about a year and a half, and it seems like she's a little embarrassed about the short time, as she cringes while recalling, "I had the date tattooed on my back and everything to remind me." Host Ellen DeGeneres breaks the ice, though, by joking, "Maybe you should have put it on your front."

In the November 2015 Cuoco shared a picture of her getting said tattoo covered up with a large moth. "Thank you @nero_sct @studiocitytattoo for helping me right my wrongs.. note to self- do not mark your body with any future wedding dates #under30mistakes #donttakeyourselftooseriouslykids" she captioned the silly photo posted to her Instagram.

But now she's addressing her new ink again, telling DeGeneres, "The tattoo was a mistake. Had to cover it."

As for why she chose a moth instead of a butterfly, which many people have chosen, Cuoco explains, "It was big enough to cover the numbers."

There you go! No hidden meaning or subtle symbolism there...until, of course, DeGeneres suggests a positive message. Watch the clip above to hear Cuoco open up about her marriage, and then watch the video below to hear about the latest romance rumors surrounding her.

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