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Mostly Sunny: How I Learned to Keep Smiling Through the Rainiest Days

Mostly Sunny: How I Learned to Keep Smiling Through the Rainiest Days

by Janice Dean


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Sometimes you have to make your own sunshine.

When Janice Dean debuted on Imus in the Morning, she was bubbly, clever, and charismatic. When Imus mocked her intelligence and looks, she gave as good as she got. She had achieved the dream she’d had since kindergarten: being a reporter on TV. So why wasn’t she happy?      

She had just moved to New York from Canada with no family, no friends, and no boyfriend. Her boss was a notorious jerk, and the gap between her on-air persona and real life had never been bigger. In the decade that followed, how did she turn it all around? 

Now she is the beloved full-time meteorologist on Fox and Friends, surrounded by wonderful people, and has a line of children’s books and a beautiful family. When she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, she was ready. She survived attacks, adversity, and a business controlled by ruthless men. She knows how love, counting your blessings, and having a good therapist can get you through more than you would expect.

In this honest yet optimistic book, Janice reveals obstacles she’s faced that could have severely impacted any professional woman’s career, from online trolls to health issues to abusive and sexist bosses. In Mostly Sunny she talks about it all, including the fateful meeting with her firefighting husband after he lost his colleagues on 9/11 and how the pressure on women in television led her to a cosmetic procedure that could have ended her career.      

But no matter what storms blow her way, Janice refuses to let setbacks and challenges rain on her parade or cloud her outlook. Thanks to supportive coworkers and an upbeat attitude, she’s mastered turning countless would-be losses into victories. The funny, sweet, and wise Janice Dean you see on TV is now the real Janice Dean, and she’s on every page of her book, sharing her secrets and making your own forecast a little brighter. 


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062877581
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/03/2020
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 354,668
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 5.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Janice Dean is the New York Times bestselling author of Mostly Sunny and Make Your Own Sunshine and the senior meteorologist at Fox News. She serves as the morning meteorologist on Fox and Friend and lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Prologue 1

1 Ready, Set: Perform! 11

2 "Bylaw Base to Car 16!" 15

3 Sunscooped 21

4 Houston, We Have a Problem 35

5 Imus 47

6 Fate 65

7 Always Be Nice to the Hair and Makeup People 75

8 It's Complicated 85

9 Foxcasting 91

10 Learning I Have MS, the "My, You Look So Well" Disease 101

11 Zin Owl 113

12 The Return of the Green Sweater 117

13 You Are My Sunshine: Matthew and Theodore 123

14 One Final Message 141

15 Mother of Frogs 145

16 Parachutes 157

17 Unpacking Boxes with Judy 175

18 Facetune 185

19 Standing Up to Online Trolls 201

20 Flare-Up 207

21 Where the Skies Are So Blue 219

Acknowledgments 239

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