Introducing young readers to the complicated motivations involved in overeating, this book illustrates the mental dilemmas and preoccupations of a young overeater and promotes open discussion between parent and child. Illustrating the interior life of Jerry, this charming story explains that the food monster (Jerry's desire to eat) has grown so powerful that it is obscuring many of his other motivations, or FITS (Friends Inside The Self). By rediscovering his FITSincluding those that sing, run, listen to music, and stargazeJerry realizes the impact that food is having on his life and begins to regain control of his appetites and emotions.
About the Author
Andrea Rodríguez Vidal is a graphic designer with expertise in the psychological, sociological, emotional, and spiritual aspects of eating disorders and obesity. She also gives workshops on nutrition.