Honey, Do You Need a Ride?: Confessions of a Fat Runner

Honey, Do You Need a Ride?: Confessions of a Fat Runner

by Jennifer Graham


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781891369803
Publisher: Breakaway Books
Publication date: 10/09/2012
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jennifer Graham: Jennifer Graham is a veteran journalist living near Boston who writes regularly for The Wall Street Journal and The Boston Globe Magazine, as well as magazines including Runner's World, Ladies’ Home Journal, Parents, and Family Circle.

Table of Contents

Part One

1 The Shadow Yells Walrus 11

2 The Construction of Fort Dimples 21

3 First Steps 30

4 What not to Wear 38

5 A Reliable Source of Joy 43

6 On your Mark 51

7 Kiawah 59

8 Neither Rain, Nor Snow, Nor Catheters 66

9 Our Bodies, Ourselves, our Masseurs 76

10 Roads Scholar 83

11 Please come to Boston 90

12 Speed Goggles 97

13 Everyone has their Daimons 103

Part Two

14 Incriminating Hoofprints 116

15 Blood, Sweat, and Jeers 121

16 Don't Cross me 128

17 Bad Magic Food 139

18 Pre Lives 147

19 The Problem of Pain 156

20 Tired is not an Option 169

21 How Nike Made me a Terrorist 176

22 The Interment of Hope 184

23 Lady Madonna 191

24 Shirtless Wonders 195

25 The Big 7-0 207

26 The Lumpy Space Princess in me 214

27 What I Believe 218

Epilogue: Ewes not Fat 219

Postscript 228

Acknowledgments 229

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Honey, Do You Need a Ride?: Confessions of a Fat Runner 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I wanted to read a book about running so I could get motivated. This book helped me to enjoy running again, even it I occassionally I lose motivation
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am also a "non-traditional" shaped runner, and this book is an honest, funny description of what it is like to not look like the magazine photos. But also to love running so much that it just doesn't matter. I really enjoyed reading the story written by another ( dare I say) fat runner!