It's Raining Books Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Interviews | September 2, 2014

Jill Owens: IMG David Mitchell: The Powells.com Interview



David MitchellDavid Mitchell's newest mind-bending, time-skipping novel may be his most accomplished work yet. Written in six sections, one per decade, The Bone... Continue »
  1. $21.00 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    The Bone Clocks

    David Mitchell 9781400065677

spacer

This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.


Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

Read My Hips: How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large

by

Read My Hips: How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Based on the author's popular blog and essay, "Fat Is Contagious," an offbeat account of how she learned to reject diets, accept herself and adopt a healthy body image candidly explores her complex relationships with food, sex and exercise. Original.

About the Author

\Kim Brittingham is a writer and blogger whose personal essays have been published on iVillage, Salon and Fresh Yarn. She received widespread national attention, including appearances on the Today Show and NPR, when she created a mock self-help book jacket with the title, Fat is Contagious: How Sitting Next to a Fat Person Can Make YOU Fat, wrapped it around a real book, and pretended to read it while riding the buses of New York City as an informal social experiment. She divides her time between New York City and Ocean Grove, New Jersey.

KimWrites.com

Table of Contents

Introduction: Read my hips — pt. 1. Ditching dieting — Ring dings — Glory Davis made me believe in total transformation — Bacon cheddar melt — We were the weight loss counselors — Can't stand the farm stand — Belly — pt. 2. Loving my body — Strut — A tale of two photo sessions — My grandmother : forever in my arms — Gym dandies — Out on a limb — pt. 3. Living large — Boys who said yes — Fat Aunt Phyllis — Fat is contagious — When the avenue walks on you — Video star — Reach the beach.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307464392
Subtitle:
How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Author:
Brittingham, Kimberly
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20110503
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
224

Related Subjects

Biography » General
Biography » Women
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Bariatrics
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Diet and Nutrition
Health and Self-Help » Recovery and Addiction » Eating Disorders
Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » Self Esteem

Read My Hips: How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details 224 pages Random House Incorporated - English 9780307464392 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.