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Kim Brittingham

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December 05, 1970

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Kim Brittingham is a writer and blogger whose personal essays have been published on iVillage, Salon and Fresh Yarn. She received widespread national attention, including appearances on the Today Show and NPR, when she created a mock self-help book jacket with the title, Fat is Contagious: How Sitting Next to a Fat Person Can Make YOU Fat, wrapped it around a real book, and pretended to read it while riding the buses of New York City as an informal social experiment. Brittingham is the star of a video series pilot for NBC Universal called “Big Life” and her own video series called “Kim Weighs In” (http://www.kimweighsin.com).

Brittingham is an Anglophile; dreams of finding an affordable fencing school; lustily watches the History Channel an
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Good for you! I applaud your gumption, and I want to see you succeed. Really. I’m a big sap and I always prefer the happy ending.


As a ghostwriter/writing coach, I see a lot of non-fiction book manuscripts in-the-rough, and I recognize certain missteps that would-be authors make time and again. They’re the kinds of mistakes that caus...

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Read My Hips: How I Learned...

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“Every weight loss program, no matter how positively it’s packaged, whispers to you that you’re not right. You’re not good enough. You’re unacceptable and you need to be fixed.”
Kim Brittingham, Read My Hips: How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large

“Eating – overeating – saved me. It comforted me when I was at the mercy of grown-ups who didn't know how to give what I needed. Food was something to which I had ready access, and with it I cleverly fashioned a survival mechanism that pulled me back from the edge of insanity. – a young MacGuyver of angst and junk food.”
Kim Brittingham, Read My Hips: How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large

“Women get boob jobs to give themselves a certain edge. Frankly, I don't see why they nearly kill themselves trying to diet off their equally bulbous hips.”
Kim Brittingham, Read My Hips: How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large

“Women get boob jobs to give themselves a certain edge. Frankly, I don't see why they nearly kill themselves trying to diet off their equally bulbous hips.”
Kim Brittingham, Read My Hips: How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large

“Eating – overeating – saved me. It comforted me when I was at the mercy of grown-ups who didn't know how to give what I needed. Food was something to which I had ready access, and with it I cleverly fashioned a survival mechanism that pulled me back from the edge of insanity. – a young MacGuyver of angst and junk food.”
Kim Brittingham, Read My Hips: How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large

“Every weight loss program, no matter how positively it’s packaged, whispers to you that you’re not right. You’re not good enough. You’re unacceptable and you need to be fixed.”
Kim Brittingham, Read My Hips: How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large

“We survey lush landscapes with variations not dissimilar to a so-called "imperfect" female body with absolute pleasure -- say, an expanse of Irish countryside with grassy rolling hills. But is it really so much uglier when it's made of flesh instead of soil?”
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Jamie Holloway Jamie wrote: "Thank you for requesting to be a friend. I want to read your book, do you know where I can purchase it?"

I just ordered it last night from Barnes and Nobles. I am looking forward to reading it and I will let you know what I think of it. I love your attitude.:)


kimyunalesca Hi Kim!this is wicked we got the same name! lol thanks for the add ^_^


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Kim Brittingham Hi Jamie,

You can get it on Amazon, or at Barnes & Noble, Borders, etc. Thanks so much for your interest in Read My Hips! Would love to hear what you thought of it when you're finished.

Kim Brittingham

Jamie wrote: "Thank you for requesting to be a friend. I want to read your book, do you know where I can purchase it?"


message 1: by Jamie

Jamie Holloway Thank you for requesting to be a friend. I want to read your book, do you know where I can purchase it?


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