288 pages, 9.5 × 6.4 × 1 in
September 24, 2013
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0385347693
ISBN - 13: 9780385347693
Read from the Book
Chapter 1Change, Change, Change--a Basic Look at Our Bodies and Their TransitionsLaugh and the world laughs with you. Cry and you cry with your girlfriends.--Laurie KuslanskyToday, looking at my granddaughters as they enter puberty I understand from my own life experience that they can't know that the ease of their little girl lives is now going to start becoming complicated. Chemical changes and life itself become very difficult to understand. This is the life cycle. As we enter womanhood we grow breasts, our moods change, our bodies change, the known is now unknown, uncharted new territory.Becoming a woman, especially before you are a woman, is a difficult passage at best. There is so much pressure. You may be the first one in your class to get your period, or the last one; both scenarios feel awful. You may be the one with the huge boobs, or the one whose breasts have not grown at all and the boys notice. Again, either way, other kids make fun of you, and you feel mortified.I was the last in my class to grow breasts and the last to get my period. I was so embarrassed by this that I pretended I had my period when I really didn't just so I wasn't the one who was "out of the group." I made up stories about my "cramps" like the other girls. There was always some girl in the class who had cramps so bad, real or imagined, that she had to be sent home. I wished so much then that it could be me. (Imagine.)One day, the other girls found out I was lying when my mother, who did not k
From the Publisher
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About the Author
SUZANNE SOMERS has been dubbed a health pioneer by the Wall Street Journal and thanked by Dr. Mehmet Oz for teaching people to be “crazy smart” about their health. She is the author of twenty-four books, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers Sexy Forever, Knockout, Ageless, Suzanne Somers’ Fast and Easy, and Get Skinny on Fabulous Food, and the New York Times bestsellers Bombshell; Breakthrough; Keeping Secrets; Eat Great, Lose Weight; Eat, Cheat, and Melt the Fat Away; Slim and Sexy Forever; and The Sexy Years. Suzanne received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Host in a Lifestyle/Travel Program for her weekly morning talk show The Suzanne Show on Lifetime.
"Emphasizes a common-sense approach to health as the first line of defense in controlling hormonal changes." --Publishers Weekly