The Resource 703 : how I lost more than a quarter ton and gained a life : a memoir, Nancy Makin, (electronic resource)

703 : how I lost more than a quarter ton and gained a life : a memoir, Nancy Makin, (electronic resource)

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703 : how I lost more than a quarter ton and gained a life : a memoir
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703
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how I lost more than a quarter ton and gained a life : a memoir
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Nancy Makin
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Seven hundred three
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eng
Summary
Nancy Makin weighed an astounding 703 pounds in May 2000. She was forty-five years old and had diabetes and heart disease. Thanks in equal parts to shame and logistics, she'd been homebound for a dozen years.But all that changed after a gift from her sister: a computer. A technophobe, Nancy ignored it for months, until finally boredom and curiosity pushed her into cyberspace. And there, in a chat room, she found the friendliness, the support, and even the love she'd been missing for so long. Nobody flinched when Nancy spoke up; people treated her with the same respect accorded to everybody else. Thanks to these emotional connections, Nancy's life was transformed.She followed no diet plan; no pills, potions, or ab-crunching exercises played a part. There was no silver bullet, no magical, elusive ingredient-yet Nancy has lost more than 530 pounds. Nancy's tale is one of redemption, a story of reevaluating her worth and insisting she had value simply because she was human. It will show a growing America that life is sweet and always worth living
Summary
Relates how the power of online support groups motivated the author to lose more than five hundred pounds and go from being a homebound shut-in with diabetes and heart disease to someone who gave herself permission to live life to its fullest
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10105385
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Midwest
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1956-
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Makin, Nancy
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362.1963980092
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  • Marlo, Coleen
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Overweight persons
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adult
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how I lost more than a quarter ton and gained a life : a memoir
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703 : how I lost more than a quarter ton and gained a life : a memoir, Nancy Makin, (electronic resource)
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MWT10755236
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 30 min.))
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9781400197071
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MWT10755236
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703 : how I lost more than a quarter ton and gained a life : a memoir, Nancy Makin, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
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MWT10755236
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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9781400197071
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT10755236
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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