A NOTE FROM JEN LANCASTER:
"To whom the fat rolls.I'm tired of books where a self-loathing heroine is teased to the point where she starves herself skinny in hopes of a fabulous new life. And I hate the message that women can't possibly be happy until we all fit into our skinny jeans. I don't find these stories uplifting; they make me want to hug these women and take them out for fizzy champagne drinks and cheesecake and explain to them that until they figure out their insides, their outsides don't matter. Unfortunately, being overweight isn't simply a societal issue that can be fixed with a dose healthy of positive self-esteem. It's a health matter, and here on the eve of my fortieth year, I've learned I have to make changes so I don't, you know, die. Because what good is finally being able to afford a pedicure if I lose a foot to adult onset diabetes?"
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"Jen Lancaster is like David Sedaris with pearls and a super-cute handbag." -Jennifer Coburn, author
For Ages: 18+ years old
For Grades: 12+
Number Of Pages: 379
Published: 6th May 2008
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.4 x 13.6 x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.32