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It Was Me All Along

A Memoir

by Andie Mitchell

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A yet heartbreakingly honest, endearing memoir of incredible weight loss by a young food blogger who battles body image issues and overcomes food addiction to find self-acceptance.

All her life, Andie Mitchell had eaten lustily and mindlessly. Food was her babysitter, her best friend, her confidant, and it provided a refuge from her fractured family. But when she stepped on the scale on her twentieth birthday and it registered a shocking 268 pounds, she knew she had to change the way she thought about food and herself; that her life was at stake.

It Was Me All Along takes Andie from working class Boston to the romantic streets of Rome, from morbidly obese to half her size, from seeking comfort in anything that came cream-filled and two-to-a-pack to finding balance in exquisite (but modest) bowls of handmade pasta. This story is about much more than a woman who loves food and abhors her body. It is about someone who made changes when her situation seemed too far gone and how she discovered balance in an off-kilter world. More than anything, though, it is the story of her finding beauty in acceptance and learning to love all parts of herself.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Imprint:
Clarkson Potter
Publication Date:
2015
Available in:
United States, Singapore, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Taiwan, Netherlands, Qatar, South Africa, Colombia, Thailand, Switzerland, Malta, China

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  • Kindle Book
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  • Adobe EPUB eBook 2.4 MB

Andie Mitchell (Author)

ANDIE MITCHELL is a writer, recipe developer, and lover of cake. Her popular blog, CanYouStayForDinner.com, shares the inspiring story of her successful weight loss and continued passion for good food. She lives in New York City, where she is the ...

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