10 Lessons from a Former Fat Girl: Living with Less of You and More of Life [NOOK Book]

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Amy Parham, a former fat girl who became a fit girl after losing more than 100 pounds, learned what it takes to stay fit inside and out. In 10 Lessons from a Former Fat Girl, she offers nuggets of insight for changing not only the fat-girl body but also the fat-girl mentality. Focusing on the mental ,emotional, and spiritual aspects of our relationship with food and exercise, Amy shows how readers can make this a healthy partnership that brings permanent change. Amy speaks from ...

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10 Lessons from a Former Fat Girl: Living with Less of You and More of Life

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Overview

Amy Parham, a former fat girl who became a fit girl after losing more than 100 pounds, learned what it takes to stay fit inside and out. In 10 Lessons from a Former Fat Girl, she offers nuggets of insight for changing not only the fat-girl body but also the fat-girl mentality. Focusing on the mental ,emotional, and spiritual aspects of our relationship with food and exercise, Amy shows how readers can make this a healthy partnership that brings permanent change. Amy speaks from experience as she

  • identifies with the reader struggling with a food addiction
  • describes emotional pitfalls that serve as triggers for overeating
  • explores the mental and emotional benefits of regular exercise
  • illustrates how and why fitness must be a lifelong pursuit
  • demonstrates how to transform our minds as well as our bodies

The result is a practical, proven plan that will help any reader reprogram the fat-girl mentality into fit-girl reality.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736940764
  • Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 37,746
  • File size: 555 KB

Meet the Author

Amy Parham co-authored with her husband, Phil, The 90-Day Fitness Challenge and The 90-Day Fitness Challenge DVD. She and Phil were contestants on Season 6 of NBC’s The Biggest Loser. Over a seven-month period, they recorded the highest percentage of weight loss of any couple in the program’s history. Married for more than 20 years, they live in South Carolina with their three boys, Austin, Pearson, and Rhett.
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Table of Contents

Life Is the Journey, Not the Arrival 7

Lesson 1 We All Have an Empty Place 13

Lesson 2 Food Has Whatever Power You Give It 29

Lesson 3 Rocky Road Is Not Your Boyfriend's Name 49

Lesson 4 When Emotions Eat at You, Don't Eat Back! 65

Lesson 5 Food Is Not a Stress Buster 81

Lesson 6 Fitness Is Your Friend 101

Lesson 7 You Can't Move Forward If You Can't Forgive 123

Lesson 8 Embrace Your Uniqueness 141

Lesson 9 Focus on Others 157

Lesson 10 Getting Used to the New You 177

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 6, 2014

    Okay

    Common sense weight loss advice, aimed at evangelical Christian audience. The rest of us are fat because we don't love God enough.

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