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Secrets of a Former Fat Girl

Learn how to lose weight and change your life from this former fat girl.

BACKGROUND Start the Diet Now Advertisement

While many diet books are created by medical professionals and registered dietitians who may not have had to battle with their weight, the book Secrets of a Former Fat Girl is a part memoir, part weight loss program by Lisa Delaney, a woman who went from a size 16 to a 2. She has managed to keep it off for the past 20 years and is also a serious athlete who has ran 10 marathons.

Delaney shares her weight loss journey, tips, suggestions and advice to help ordinary people who are eager to lose, two, four or more dress sizes. Secrets of a Former Fat Girl is not a diet book that tells you what to eat or how much to eat, but rather it is a program that helps you make long-term lifestyle changes that will help you shed pounds and keep them off. She encourages you to overcome the fears and issues that have gotten in the way of being a healthier and leaner you.

PRO
  • Contains practical information and a common-sense approach to weight loss
  • Offers a lifelong solution for keeping off weight
  • Written from first-hand experience
  • Addresses the psychology of overeating
  • Offers an inspirational story for taking control of your health
CON
  • Does not include any novel or breakthrough information on weight loss
DIET and NUTRITION

Secrets of a Former Fat Girl is not an eat-this, don't eat that guide to losing weight. In fact, you won't find any good food versus bad food lists, but rather a step-by-step program that helps you to treat food with more mindfulness, make smarter food choices and to recognize the symptoms of biological hunger.

Delaney offers a lot of honest advice for how to avoid certain diet saboteurs such as a family function, how to deal with friends and family's resistance to you losing weight, and how to gradually release yourself from obsessing about food and weight.

EXERCISE

The first step you take on the Secrets of a Former Fat Girl weight loss program is to exercise. But rather than exercising at home, Delaney encourages you to get out an exercise, at the gym, in a local park, anywhere that is public so that you are focused on exercising. The exercise program starts out slow and gradual and then eventually builds.

Delaney, who is a serious runner, believes that exercising is an integral method to chip away at the self-loathing that occurs with being overweight or having a dysfunctional relationship to food. She also believes that exercise, which is a permanent part of the solution to sustained weight loss, makes you feel powerful, capable, strong.

CONCLUSION

Secrets of a Former Fat Girl is a personal and refreshing account of someone who has battled with the physical, mental and emotional struggle of being overweight. Author Lisa Delaney lost 70 pounds and has kept it off for the past 20 pounds. Using a combination of introspective soul-searching, consistent exercise and smarter food choices, Secrets of a Former Fat Girl gives you the tools to get to the heart of your weight issues and overcome them.

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