In one year, Whitney lost 100 pounds and found her healthy balance without the use of surgery, trainers, pills, or commercial weight-loss programs. I chose to change it. It made me feel so good when they told me that my story had motivated them to immediately start eating right and exercising. I viewed my weight as an obstacle that was keeping me from my dreams. The title promises a weight-loss memoir, but readers will find a flawed how-to guide instead. A little bit memoir and a whole lot of advice, 1 Year, 100 Pounds follows Whitney's journey to battle obesity, negative self-image, and peer ridicule. Ten years ago, Whitney was fourteen and a hundred pounds overweight.
For example, let's say your treat of choice are cookies. I knew all about modeling and looking cute for the camera. I mean, I was definitely no expert in health and fitness. But I like reading people's perspectives on their weight lost, however if I were a teenager reading this, I wouldn't feel very encouraged. My fear was that people, especially my peers, would immediately think of me differently once they heard about my past as an obese outcast. Fortunately, I loved to read.
Despite that the book still has some good information and advice. She lives in New York. I hope that this would be an inspirational book for teens and young adults struggling with weight loss. I read this hoping for a more supportive voice full of encouragement. Yet for some reason, a lot of people believe that losing weight requires more than a healthy diet and regular exercise. Since this book we've had a lot of steps forward towards body acceptance.
I was that favorite from first grade all the way up until eighth. At times it felt a little like you can't have nice things if you're a fat person but this book was written a while ago. Starting by walking, she began the hard work and discipline to lose 100 pounds in a year. Overall, this is an inspiring story to motivate weight loss and a healthy lifestyle. Whitney also gives workout tips and recipes. If it was that easy to keep up with those things; many, many people would already be healthy and wouldn't need this book. A lot of them were overweight and struggling.
She mentioned cheetos and cookies both of which girls actually eat. My whole mission had been to escape the old me and be seen differently. About the Author At age fourteen, Whitney Holcombe weighed 230 pounds. No expensive gym memberships, trainers, surgeries, or crash diets are required! The stories I read about magic and beautiful heroines leading incredible lives, all with happy endings, inspired me to dream. While what Whitney did was amazing, I found myself becoming annoyed with her attitude toward her audience. She had some great tips for young adults who are overweight but at times I thought she over did her criticism of those that are overweight and not leading a healthy lifestyle.
My fear of rejection held me back from building true friendships with the few friends I had made in middle school. This book is a must read for anyone who is struggling with weight and body-image issues. And what was the deal with healthy carbs versus bad carbs? Reviewed by experts in the fields of diet, health, and fitness, with a foreword by Dr. Matt turned out to be pretty mean he was the boy who called me the Pillsbury Doughboy! I had not been the only fat girl in the world. And even if you just need to lose a few pounds, Whitney's story and encouraging words are great motivation for living a healthy lifestyle. One day she decided to do something about it and started with going for a walk. A little bit memoir and a whole lot of advice, 1 Year, 100 Pounds follows Whitney's journey to battle obesity, negative self-image, and peer ridicule.
I will not be recommending this to anyone. I rarely eat junk food. My time alone was spent poring over pages of books about anything and everything, but my favorites were fantasies. One Year and one hundred pounds later, Whitney was no longer unhealthy or unhappy. There are many girls who experienced what I. Whitney provides the practical tips, inspiration, motivation and encouragement to help anyone who wants to change their life.
I knew where they were coming from because I had been where they were—overweight and unhappy. That number controlled her life until one day she went for a walk that changed everything. Your knees are not suppose to go over your feet. I would recommend approaching this one with extreme caution. Desperate to defend myself, I told him that we were just playing and that she had pushed me too! That number controlled her life until one day she went for a walk that changed everything.