"Till We Eat Again: A Second Helping" Dishes Up Deliciously Funny Diet Memoir
Looking for the straight skinny about losing weight and getting in shape? So did award-winning humorist Judy Gruen, who determined to streamline her body and outsource her fat during the months leading up to a college reunion.
Los Angeles, CA (I-Newswire) September 27, 2012 - Looking for the straight skinny about losing weight and getting in shape? So did award-winning humorist Judy Gruen, who determined to streamline her body and outsource her fat during the months leading up to a college reunion.
In her new book, Till We Eat Again: A Second Helping, Gruen chronicles her campaign to unearth long-hidden hip bones and earn the right to feel fabulous after 40. Faced with a bloated BMI number, she considers a relationship with a talking scale, signs up for fitness boot camp, belly dancing classes, too-hot-to-handle Bikram yoga, barre fitness, and other exercises that don't even begin with the letter "B." Flummoxed by contradictory "expert" advice, ranging from the wise (don't skip meals) to the wacky (don't eat lentils if your blood type is A), she seeks refuge during private moments with Godiva chocolate.
Along the way, Judy discovered many truths about dieting and fitness, such as:
-Being overweight is a bad thing. Being overweighed may be worse.
-The dubious claim, "Lose weight, effortlessly!" may be a form of hate speech.
-Weight Watchers is a very sensible and effective program, but only if you follow it.
-There really is no such thing as "spot reducing," unless you have a really good dry cleaner.
"Women keep obsessing about our weights and dress sizes," Judy says. "This book helps women laugh at the absurdities of the diet-industrial complex, which returns some healthy perspective through relatable, calorie-busting laughter. It's time for women to learn to feel good about themselves even when our weights exceed what the government says is 'ideal.' Honestly, how often is the government right about anything?" Till We Eat Again: A Second Helping serves up hilarious inspiration for readers trying to lose five pounds or 50.
Judy Gruen is the author of four books, including MBA Admission for Smarties (with Linda Abraham), The Women's Daily Irony Supplement, and Carpool Tunnel Syndrome. Contact her at email@example.com, or 310-486-4573. www.judygruen.com or www.tillweeatagain.com.
About Allen Media Strategies
We believe that to be effective in today's world, you need to know what your message is, how to comm More..unicate it, and where to strategically market it.
Allen Media Strategies does just that. We're a small boutique firm based in Washington, DC specializing in custom media and marketing consultation and strategy. We pride ourselves on giving outstanding customer service and close, personal attention to our limited client list.Less..
Allen Media Strategies
12019 Trossack Rd.
Phone : 7035898960
Published in:Health & Fitness
Published On:September 27, 2012
Print Release:Print Release
If you have questions regarding information in this press release contact the company listed above. I-Newswire.com is a press release service and not the author of this press release.The information that is on or available through this site is for informational purposes only and speaks only as of the particular date or dates of that information. As some companies and PR Agencies submit their press releases once per week,month or quarter, make sure to check the official company website for accurate release dates as our site displays the I-Newswire.com press release distribution date only.We do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of information on or available through this site, and we are not responsible for or omissions in that information or for actions taken in reliance on that information.
HealthCORE Holds JCI Workshop to Help Hospitals Be Globally Competitive
Developing Cobra Traps Guidelines: Some Sort of 12 Week Program
Building Cobra Traps Tips: A 12 Few Days Program
Dragon's Den Star, W. Brett Wilson, Discusses Prostate Cancer and Staying Healthy
Bulk Billed Dentist in Bendigo for Children