A brutally honest memoir of life as an obese womana the pain, humiliation . . . and hope Jennifer Joyner was slowly killing herself with food. She didnat know what to fear more: dying, or knowing that she was causing her own death. She was powerless to stop. She weighed 336 pounds. She had uncontrolled diabetes and high blood pressure. Shead lost jobs and friendships, and her marriage was hanging by a thread. She disgusted herself. She couldnat even attempt a sex life. Shead never felt so desperate or alone. Designated Fat Girl tells her story. It is a painfully honest account of Joyneras experiences as an obese womanaof always having to buy new clothes that fit, pretending to order for two people at drive-through fast-food joints, the constant cycle of binge and regret, not fitting into her wedding dress, the cruel comments. Itas a story about her decision to have gastric bypass surgery and the resulting complications. In the end, it is also a story of recovery and survival.I had a zippy little red Toyota Corolla that was excellent on gas and therefore perfect for my two-hour-a-day commute. It had leather seats and a sunroof, and even though I was way over 250 pounds, somehow Ifelt sleek and hip driving thatlittleanbsp;...
|Title||:||Designated Fat Girl|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2010-09-01|