How I Lost More than a Quarter Ton and Gained a Life
Author(s): Nancy Makin
Original Publish Date: Apr 15, 2010
Product Number: EB00391288
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101186893
Publisher: Berkley
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A moving, funny, tongue-in-cheek memoir about a woman who lost and found herself online. Nancy Makin weighed an astounding 703 pounds in May 2000. She was forty-five and suffered from obesity-related maladies. Due to shame and logistics, she was homebound for a dozen years. But all that changed when she received a computer. In cyberspace she found the friendliness, the connection, the acceptance and the nurturing she'd been missing for so long. She followed no particular diet plan; no surgeries, pills, potions or ab-crunching exercises played a part, and yet today Nancy has lost more than 530 pounds and kept it off for more than seven years. Her tale is one of redemption and shows a growing America that there is hope...if you believe.

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Author(s): Nancy Makin
Narrator(s): Coleen Marlo
Product Number Z100029652
Released: Apr 20, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781400197071