Angry Fat Girls
5 Women, 500 Pounds and A Year of Losing It--againBook - 2010
A funny, painfully honest memoir about five women as they diet and eat, lose and gain, and struggle to find their individual definition of freedom along the way Like so many women, Frances Kuffel wondered: how could this happen again?She'd transformed her life by losing 188 pounds-but, like the vast majority of dieters, she transformed it again by gaining over half those pounds back. After all the struggle and hard work she somehow lost control, once again forced to carry nearly unbearable physical and psychological weight. But she also found new friends, in particular, four women in similar situations-and similar bad moods-whom she met online. Frances, Lindsay, Katie, Mimi, and Wendy dubbed themselves the Angry Fat Girlz and shared not just rage but embarrassment and fear, fragile hope, and a mutual obsession with shoes. They asked themselves-and each other-the difficult questions: Who am I inside all this weight? How much am I allowed to enjoy myself, and how much do I have to deny myself? What could I do if I was thin? In Angry Fat Girls, Frances Kuffel shares their story and struggle to find their best selves along the way.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: xxxii, 304 p. ; 24 cm.