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This title is also available for 2.99 on kindle. "If I Can Lose It... will not TELL YOU HOW to lose weight. It will tell you HOW I lost weight. This means you can do it YOUR WAY. Once you do that the information becomes a part of you - forever." - Jonathan If I Can Lose It, is a book of profound weight-control insights, revealed side by side with laugh out loud commentary ...more
Paperback, 186 pages
Published February 9th 2011 by Createspace
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Matthew Dean
Jun 12, 2011 Matthew Dean rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I will admit, in the first chapter or so of the book, I was not sold. Structurally, this book takes a lot of left turns and presents a stream-of-consciousness style of talking about this author's weight-loss journey, which, at times, was maddening. However, once he abandons the structured chapter form halfway through the book and reverts to a journal form (which is what it is: a journal), then the pacing seems natural.

There's so much honesty in the narration of this journey that, ultimately, it
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Matt Posner
Sep 03, 2011 Matt Posner rated it it was amazing
If I Can Lose It by Jonathan Ellis is not your standard diet or weight loss book. It doesn't promise miracle cures or take a snooty superior attitude. It doesn't boast of results that the average person will find unattainable. Quite the contrary - Jon Ellis is careful to skewer the diet industry, entertainingly, from the beginning, and he establishes convincingly that what he did is sensible, manageable, and reproducible. The system isn't complicated - it involves the use of a computer or ipod a ...more
Ey
Jun 02, 2011 Ey rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone
Shelves: read-loved
I must say that initially I was a little leery about reading on the topic of weight lose since I am on the other side of the spectrum, but life changes quickly and I wanted to learn more about losing and retaining a good weight.

Ellis did a very good job explaining his routines, procedures, triumphs and failures. The narrative form and quick wit made me feel as if I were talking and listening to a friend who only wants to share his experience in the hope it would help me also. In reading the book
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Jonathan
Apr 25, 2011 Jonathan added it  ·  (Review from the author)
I shall not rate it because it is my own book, however to those with a mind to rate, review or read it - (not necessarily in that order), please feel free.
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