The Joy of Weight Loss: A Spiritual Guide to Easy Fitness

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
TV writer and producer Norris Chumley (Who Am I? Why Am I Here?) weighed 400 pounds during his adolescence and much of his adulthood. Eleven years ago, at the end of his rope, he went to a 12-step group, broke down and was amazed that people offered him comfort and help. Now he offers readers the same in The Joy of Weight Loss: A Spiritual Guide to Easy Fitness, a self-help/weight-loss program that emphasizes self-respect, "joyful activity," slow weight loss and a higher power. Practical and supremely empathetic, it will appeal to people with a spiritual bent. (Mar.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781930051195
  • Publisher: Lantern Books NY
  • Publication date: 11/28/2000
  • Pages: 185
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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  • Posted February 20, 2010

    Dr. Chumley's book is great!

    It is so hard to lose weight, and we often feel so alone. Dr. Chumley is like a friend that you know who lost weight for years and kept it off. He used prayer and meditation and a structured eating plan. The book was written a few years ago, so he used the old USDA food pyramid, which has been updated. I tried to follow it as is, and then went to the mypyramid government website and got the personalized recommendations. The book is well written and inspiring, and contains food ideas for eating 6 small meals a day. It also helps with self-discovery as well as exercise and weight loss. And no, I haven't lost weight yet, after a month or so, but I have my emotional blocks to work through. And I honestly believe Dr. Chumley's book and his blog helped.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2001

    God is Powerful

    There are so many diet books out now, but this one is different. It put my faith into action, and taught me how to both let go of my fat and how to just eat and move like a healthy person. I lost weight but more importantly, got happier.

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