Instead, it was only when she started using a computer to chat to people online that she finally made a breakthrough. I looked forward to waking up in the morning. Instead of filling the void with food, I filled it with people. Nancy snacked less, although it was a year before she realised she had lost weight. I was amazed. As the weight came off, Nancy became more mobile, even daring to step out of her flat and started working as a cleaner, which also kept her more active. Within three years she had lost more than 30st.
She shed another stone when she had surgery to remove the excess skin. That, combined with my new friends and job, kept me so busy I lost weight.
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Overview A moving, funny, tongue-in-cheek memoir about a woman who lost and found herself online. Nancy Makin weighed an astounding pounds in May She was forty-five and suffered from obesity-related maladies.
Due to shame and logistics, she was homebound for a dozen years. But all that changed when she received a computer. In cyberspace she found the friendliness, the connection, the acceptance and the nurturing she'd been missing for so long. She followed no particular diet plan; no surgeries, pills, potions or ab-crunching exercises played a part, and yet today Nancy has lost more than pounds and kept it off for more than seven years.
Her tale is one of redemption and shows a growing America that there is hope Product Details About the Author. About the Author Nancy Makin is a mother, grandmother, and motivational speaker.
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