The Clothesline Diet: The Incredible Story of How One Woman Went from Flab to Fab-and How You Can Too!
At twenty-six years old, with two toddlers to care for, Karen Gatt weighed nearly 300 pounds. She'd tried diet after diet, only to find the scale tipping ever higher. Depressed and disgusted with herself, Karen was at the breaking point. It was time to change her life.
Barely able to walk to the mailbox, she forced herself to walk around the clothesline in her backyard ever...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by Harlequin
(first published July 1st 2002)
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I found Karen's story interesting, though I question the huge amount of food she claims to have been eating when she weighed 300 lbs. She must have an amazing metabolism if she was eating entire bags of Oreos, half of a pizza, etc. every day! She is an engaging writer, so I finished the book, but she has some odd ideas about nutrition. She says she avoids cauliflower because it's high in carbohydrates and bananas because they're high in protein. She eschews peanut butter (a good fat) for lowfat...more
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