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Author Gibbons, Brittany.

Title Fat girl walking : sex, food, love, and being comfortable in your skin-- every inch of it / Brittany Gibbons.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Dey Street Books, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Biographies  92 BIOGRAPHY GIBBONS    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  B GIBBONS BRITTANY G    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  362.1963 GIB    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Biographies  B GIBBONS    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  B GIBBONS    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  362.196398 GI    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description vii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary "I hope you buy 'Fat Girl Walking' because I want to start a conversation. Or continue a conversation, one I inadvertently started a while ago when I took my clothes off on a stage in front of 700 people. A lot of people thought I was awesome for doing that. A lot of others thought a size 18 woman had absolutely no business showing off her body. Unfortunately for them, I've made it my personal mission on my blog, in social media, on television, and now in this amazing book you're holding, to destroy the ridiculous myth that every woman who is overweight hates her body and herself. ... 'Fat Girl Walking' is a collection of stories from my life, my thoughts about the issues that I have faced as a woman, wife, mom, daughter, daughter-in-law, and internet personality in regards to my weight."--Author on jacket.
Contents Introduction -- I was born a poor fat child -- Honestly, I didn't have a chance -- Finding your tribe and other assholey feel-good expressions your parents push on you -- Secret girlfriend -- My Andy Gibbons -- College, I don't know why I'm here, either? -- Adorably mental -- Girl on girl interrupted -- Going to the chapel -- The life & death of procreation and all the gross shit in between -- The 4th trimester (the worst trimester) -- Daughters: the ultimate mind fuck -- Last cake ever -- How to be professionally fat on the Internet -- The Ted talk -- Sex with fat girls -- The emails -- Women, we're ruining everything -- Afterword.
Subject Gibbons, Brittany.
Overweight women -- United States -- Biography.
Overweight women.
ISBN 9780062343031
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