The Weight-Loss Diaries

The Weight-Loss Diaries

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From Shape magazine's popular qWeight-Loss Diaryq columnist comes a hilarious, sometimes heartwrenching look at the daily struggle of dieting In this frank and funny book, Courtney Rubin shares what she learned about dieting--and herself--in more than two years of chronicling her battle to keep food from consuming her life. As engaging as her famous column, The Weight-Loss Diaries is part memoir, part how-to, and always entertaining. An honest and brave account of what it feels like, day in and day out, often year in and year out, to try to lose a significant amount of weight, The Weight-Loss Diaries is: An unashamed tale of binges, fashion fiascos, setbacks, and ultimate success A light-hearted, laugh-out-loud look at the most ridiculous excuses for ending or cheating on a diet A no-holds-barred account of the author's dark days of flirting with eating disorders and constantly calculating and recalculating calories With insight, humor, and courage, Rubin explores diet and food issues, as well as her self-sabotaging habits during dieting, in ways that everyone struggling with weight loss will find both instructive and inspiring.Dr. Peeke, the diet doctor Shape has told me to consult with, says that before I can get started, Ia#39;ve got to put my diet history on paper so she ... work late or take a weekend assignment or some such impossiblein-Washington-if-youa#39;re-young- and-trying-to-get-somewhere thing. ... of sucking on ice cubes when I was hungry (a tip Ia#39;d picked up from reading my mothera#39;s Family Circle magazines), Ia#39;d give up .

Title:The Weight-Loss Diaries
Author:Courtney Rubin
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2004-02-22


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