Love and Biology at the Center of the Universe

Love and Biology at the Center of the Universe

Paperback - 2008
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A NOTE FROM JEN LANCASTER:

"To whom the fat rolls...I'm tired of books where a self-loathing heroine is teased to the point where she starves herself skinny in hopes of a fabulous new life. And I hate the message that women can't possibly be happy until we all fit into our skinny jeans. I don't find these stories uplifting; they make me want to hug these women and take them out for fizzy champagne drinks and cheesecake and explain to them that until they figure out their insides, their outsides don't matter. Unfortunately, being overweight isn't simply a societal issue that can be fixed with a dose healthy of positive self-esteem. It's a health matter, and here on the eve of my fortieth year, I've learned I have to make changes so I don't, you know, die . Because what good is finally being able to afford a pedicure if I lose a foot to adult onset diabetes?"

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Published: New York : NAL Accent, 2008.
ISBN: 9780451223890
0451223896
9780451223883
0451223888
Branch Call Number: F SHO
Characteristics: 367 p. ;,21 cm.

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