Fat Woman on the Mountain: How I Lost Half of Myself and Found Happiness

Fat Woman on the Mountain: How I Lost Half of Myself and Found Happiness

by Kara Richardson Whitely

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Overview

Fat Woman on the Mountain: How I Lost Half of Myself and Found Happiness by Kara Richardson Whitely

A woman's journey of wellness took her from flat trails to the top of Africa's highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro. She lost 120 pounds and found happiness along the way. Kara Richardson Whitely has been a journalist for the past decade. She has been featured in Self, American Hiker and Redbook magazines.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451592320
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/16/2010
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Kara Richardson Whitely moves mountains. She has hiked Mount Kilimanjaro three times while weighing as much as 300 pounds to raise money for Global Alliance for Africa. Her most recent trek up Africa's highest peak was filmed for a documentary and the subject of her latest memoir Gorge.
Kara, who is also a motivational public speaker, plus-size fitness advocate and professional content developer, has written for Self, Everyday with Rachael Ray and Runner's World magazines. She was recently featured on Oprah's Lifeclass, an Outside magazine 127 Defining Moments finalist and has been written about in Redbook and American Hiker magazine. She is also the author of Fat Woman on the Mountain and an American Hiking Society ambassador.
Kara lives in Summit, N.J. with her husband, Chris, and two daughters.

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