Jennette Fulda

Abby Jo...
1,891 books | 863 friends

1,182 books | 47 friends
Friend details

1,489 books | 165 friends

283 books | 115 friends

Rachel ...
1,527 books | 1,212 friends

Shawn S...
575 books | 169 friends

1,841 books | 206 friends

177 books | 545 friends

More friends…

Jennette Fulda

Goodreads Author

in The United States



member since
April 2007

About this author

Jennette was born weighing 8 pounds 5 ounces, but eventually tipped the scales at 372 pounds before losing almost 200 pounds through diet and exercise. In 2008, she got a headache that still hasn't gone away and tried everything from pills, pot, and acupuncture to relieve it. These experiences are chronicled in her books "Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir" and "Chocolate & Vicodin: My Quest for Relief from the Headache that Wouldn't Go Away."

Her work has been featured on NBC's Today Show, CBS's The Early Show, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and other media outlets. She chronicles her life after the "after" photo in her blog,, and does freelance web design at She lives in Chapel Hill, Nor

I just talked to Trish at Optimal Health Seekers' Radio about living with chronic illness which you can listen to here. Trish is a Disability Awareness Coach who runs the My Optimal Health Club.

Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on June 19, 2011 14:03 • 120 views
Average rating: 3.58 · 2,205 ratings · 349 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss M...
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 1,758 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Chocolate & Vicodin: My Que...
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 447 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Jennette's Recent Updates

Jennette is now friends with Jennifer Sader
Jennette rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jennette rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Summer Knight by Jim Butcher
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jennette rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jennette wants to read
Stranger Here by Jen Larsen
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jennette and 295 other people liked Jenne's review of Reamde:
Reamde by Neal Stephenson
Me: la la la I'm sure this will be edifying and weird.

Book: Yes this will be a book about math and philosophy and like, historical dudes J/K actually I am like 14 Die Hards all squished together!

Me: SHut up, I have to stop reading this and actua..." Read more of this review »
The Wilder Life by Wendy McClure
Jennette rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Wilder Life by Wendy McClure
Rate this book
Clear rating
date: February 17, 2011 07:00PM
location: Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Chapel Hill, NC, The United States
description: The book release party for "Chocolate & Vicodin" will feature food, drinks, and fun as author Jennette Fulda signs books and reads from her humorous headache memoir--on the third anniversary of her headache! It's the only place to get the book before its official release date of February 22. Drop in and bring a friend!
More of Jennette's books…
“If I hired one of the stock boys to chase me around the store with a licorice whip, I'd be thin by Christmas.”
Jennette Fulda

“Being fat was traumatic, but the food was amazing.”
Jennette Fulda, Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir

Topics Mentioning This Author

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
Bernard M. Baruch

25x33 Weight Loss and Body Memoirs — 10 members — last activity Jun 10, 2010 03:18AM
There are plenty of books that are happy to tell you what to eat and how to exercise, but this groups focuses on the personal stories of people who st ...more
25x33 Read My Hips Q&A with Kim Brittingham — 30 members — last activity Jul 09, 2011 11:48AM
Stretching our brains to consider topics inspired by Kim Brittingham's body image memoir, Read My Hips: How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, ...more

Comments (showing 1-1)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

message 1: by Abbey

Abbey I'm currently reading "Half-Assed" on my Kindle & just to let you know there's a lack of spacing on "location" (no page#) 1057 of 3306. It says "I managed to sustain my streak through high school, but when I gotaBin my first semester of college..."

At first I was like "what the heck is a gotaBin?!" I had to read it a couple times then it clicked :)

back to top