272 pages, 9.53 × 6.4 × 1.02 in
December 31, 2013
Appetite by Random House
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0449016099
ISBN - 13: 9780449016091
Read from the Book
PART ONEComing Out of Hiding1My PrisonMany of us think we are being honest when we say to ourselves, “I’m happy.” We think we are being honest when we tell ourselves and those we love, “I’m fine” or “Don’t worry, everything is all right.”But often we are lying. Not on purpose. Not because we want to mislead others. But because we are in such pain, or feel so uncomfortable with how we look or how we feel, that we hide. We hide from our families, our friends, our doctors, our co-workers. We hide from ourselves. We hide because we feel ashamed. We tell everyone that we feel fine because how could we possibly admit that we are not?For years, I lived my life in hiding, and coming out of hiding took some painful reckoning. When others asked how I was doing, I would reply in a defensive tone, “I’m fine!” The message I clearly sent with that response was “Don’t dig any deeper. Leave me alone.”When I was seventy-five pounds overweight, I was heavy emotionally as well as physically. I gained the weight because I was out of touch with my inner needs and voice; remaining heavy was a way to continue hiding. Admitting and recognizing the power of that inner place is where my journey to permanent weight loss and health began. And it will be the same for you. Not the same story, but the same reaching inward to the place where you’ve been hiding.To understand my weight loss journey you need to also understand what else I had to lose—small step by small step—before I could shed pounds and
From the Publisher
In this life-changing book, bestselling author Tosca Reno, delivers an approachable plan designed to help you gently lose your problem pounds without a big lifestyle change. Her three simple steps help you isolate your emotional barriers to weight loss, identify the "hidden foods" that literally weigh you down, and encourage you to move a little every day--offering 50 small movements to choose from--without drastically changing your routine. Tosca also offers 28 days of suggested meal plans and 30 easy and absolutely delicious recipes that are simple to make at home.
About the Author
TOSCA RENO is an internationally-known nutritionist, weightloss specialist, fitness trainer, motivational speaker, and bestselling author. Her Eat-Clean Diet book series has sold over two million copies. Tosca tours 250 days out of every year. She speaks approximately ten times per month all across North America and additionally appears at book and health events, bookstore signings, and school events several times a year. BILLIE FITZPATRICK has co-authored numerous books, including several New York Times Bestsellers, specializing in mind-body health, nutrition, and diet and fitness.
Praise for The Start Here Diet:
• "Motivational speaker and weight-loss specialist Reno, author of the Eat-Clean Diet series, returns with a laid-back weight-loss plan that can be utilized by anyone--whether the goal is to drop 10, 20, 30, or even 100 pounds." --Publishers Weekly