Wake Up, I'm Fat!
Wake Up, I'm Fat is Camryn Manheim's "celebration of ass-kicking."
The Emmy-winning actress says as much in the first few pages of her terrific new memoir. It's not "the whiny lamentation of a girl who was never asked to dance" far from it. It's a laugh-out-loud joyride on the back of Manheim's motorcycle as she rips fearlessly through the ups...more
What I found so interesting, is the perspective. Often when we meet people, our first reactions aren't that they're skinng or fat, our first reactions are how much we like or don't like them. But to someone with image issues, whatever our "issue" is, is ...more
2 1/2 stars. I wanted to love this book, I really did. I always root for the underdog (Her words, not mine). Camryn Manheim (real name Debi) is an aspiring actress hailing from Peoria, Illinois. Her family decides to move to California and from there the story really gets going.
Camryn has ...more
Why do I love this book? Because unlike other plus size women, she doesn't apologize for how she looks but instead, she praises being healthy.I definitely understand where she is coming from because I'm a plus size woman and I know how cruel society c ...more
That Camryn has triumphed over societal expectations, professional bias and ...more
Manheim has a great sense of humour as well as self-confidence and i highly recommend the book.
Camryn Manheim writes about her own experiences in a warm, funny, eye-opening, highly enjoying style.
Why are still here, then? Go grab a copy ASAP!!
So we are clear, I think she is damn sexy and quite a role model to me. And my copy is auotographed!
a) I can’t believe I actually ever said that. b) Which, of course, isn't to say that I do have any power over fudge. Particularly if it has nuts.”