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Review: Take a Load off, Mona Jamborski

TAKE A LOAD OFF, MONA JAMBORSKI             By Joanna Franklin Bell


It’s pure serendipity I stumbled across this genuine, heart-felt book. Mona is a depressed, morbidly obese recluse until she becomes friends with her food delivery boy, Moises, who recognizes her fears and helps transform her life.  79 more words

Book Review

Weighed Down... (Why my depression is most likely part of being a fat American)

I hate being fat..but I can’t seem to get out of the vicious cycle. I am addicted to food I really need to avoid. Mostly high fat/high carb/high salt (like Potatoes/Pasta/Pizza/Chips/Stromboli/Cheese/Salted Nuts/Salty Popcorn) and lately Sugar. 515 more words


Taking Up Space

Hi eveyone,

So, I’m a month and a day away from sugery time. I can’t believe this. I feel like it’s creeped up on me. Kristine’s post last week got me thinking. 584 more words


My Relapse Post Weight Loss Surgery

My Response to “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead”  by Joe Cross and with Phil.

This film prompted me to get in touch with the facts of my relapse and my willingness to intervene now before any more time goes by. 839 more words

Food Addiction

Reasonably Exclusive Recipe: Deep Fried Mars Bar Pizza!

Deep fried mars bars have been in the news a lot recently. A popular Scottish dish which has been, somewhat correctly, criticised for being a touch unhealthy. 283 more words


Moment by Moment, Pound by Pound......

After some pound-adding detours from my weight loss journey, I have finally gotten back on track. It feels good to be back to eating within limits again…no more aching belly from eating to excess, no more going to bed and praying that my after dinner binge doesn’t come back to haunt me during the night via choking acid-reflux or a hurried, stumbling trip to the bathroom holding down the vomit that is reaching up my throat. 822 more words

Radio silence

It’s been about 2 weeks since I last posted. I didn’t mean to wait that long to post but I was so close to my first mini milestone I was hoping to wait il until then…alas, I have to work the next 3 days so here I am for a quick update. 293 more words

Life Change