Hungry for Happiness
Loretta Crawford grew up in a family where lives are small and appetites are big, and where the cure for what ails you can usually be found in a plate of hot biscuits or a slice of rich pound cake. The re...more
I called most of the plot "twists" and was repulsed by the manner of language in this book. Who calls their best friend fatso and repulsive and everything else this writer says Let does? Also, no 280 is not ...more
I'm tired of men randomly deciding what too fat is for women. I'm 5'4" but under 280, and I can guarantee that we all carry it differently, and not only do we not all look disgusting, but THAT'S A SHITTY WAY TO JUDGE PEOPLE. He probably wouldn't find me disgustingly fat on sight, and he obviously cares mo ...more
Meh. I've gotten about halfway through, and I've come to the decision that it's hard for men to write women characters. The premise is interesting: A woman's life changes a lot after having gastric bypass surgery and losing over 100 lbs. However, Loretta is very naive, doesn't see what's happening right under her nose, and she tries too hard to get her overweight relatives to chang ...more
I assumed this book was about cooking, food, and life, and it is... But it's also the story of someone that chose to have weight loss surgery. The story is not ABOUT the surgery or recovery, but it is about living life after that.
The writing is very good. I could clearly picture the protagonist's world, I could smell her cooking, I coul ...more