by Jennette Fulda
The “Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir” is a memoir, self-help and weight-loss book which describes the entire process of losing weight. The author of this book is Jennette Fulda. Jennette has been seen on NBC’s Today Show and in the Washington post, the wall street Journal, Salon.com, and other media outlets. Jennette explains how she lost her weight. She opens up about the daily struggles of what it’s like to be fat. It is a real book with self-experience how to lose weight. People who are overwhelmed by needing to lose weight to read this book and don’t feel so alone. They will be able to relate to the numerous identity conflicts, embarrassing issues.
It’s a bit disturbing at first, but Jennette willingness to face the obesity issue head-on is what makes this book so powerful. You read this book out of love for a family member who is struggling with needing to lose a significant amount of weight. “Half-Assed” is a great reminder of how talented, funny, and “real” person can be, underneath all that weight that we so often get distracted by. Instead of watching the overweight people we know continue to pile on more weight, realize that they need us to help them fight the fight. And that another how to or diet book isn’t the answer. They need to read Jennette story and realize that if she can do so it also can too. All in all, Half-Assed is a self-help book for every fat people.