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Designated Fat Girl: A Memoir

Chronicling the life of a morbidly obese food addict.

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Designated Fat Girl: A Memoir is a book written by Jennifer Joyner in which she chronicles her life and her fight with obesity. She showcases some of her toughest moments and talks openly about her addiction to food.

Once weighing more than 330 pounds, Joyner takes the reader through a 16-year plight with food addiction. She infuses the story with humor, but reveals a truly vulnerable side through countless attempts and failed weight loss efforts.

This book deals with Jennifer’s food addiction and shows how she has overcome it. In doing so, it gives you a better understanding how having a food addiction affects one's physical, emotional and mental health.

PRO
  • Offers insight into the mind of someone addicted to food
  • Gives a look at someone who is morbidly obese overcoming their food obstacles
  • Highlights how one woman’s life has been affected by food
  • Humor helps to lighten the serious undertone of the book
CON
  • Success based on one person’s experience rather than several
  • Not a specified diet and exercise plan due to this being a memoir
DIET and NUTRITION

In Designated Fat Girl, Joyner talks about the type of foods she ate that led to her obesity and what she did to overcome her food addition. The book doesn’t give a specific diet plan since it follows the story of an individual and her dealing with obesity. Joyner’s story doesn’t serve as a how-to guide for weight loss, but rather a personal story.

EXERCISE

There isn’t a specific exercise plan involved in this book. Joyner talks about her experiences trying to lose weight and kick her addiction to food.

CONCLUSION

If you’ve ever thought you might be addicted to food, or wondered what it’s like to have a food addiction, this book can help you get an inside look. Designated Fat Girl can also take you inside the life of someone battling obesity and show you the difficulties involved.

Although this book doesn’t offer step-by-step instructions on losing weight, it does offer a humorous look at one woman’s struggle. Designated Fat Girl can be an interesting read that sheds light on dealing with food in a healthy way.

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