"Stranger Here" stands alone as the only book daring to explore the emotional, physical and psychological anguish of obesity, binge-eating and weight loss surgery. Bravely, boldly and vulnerably, author Jen Larsen reveals how she felt when she weighed more than 300 pounds - and the multiple issues involved with extreme weight loss from gastric bypass surgery. Learn more about "Stranger Here: How Weight-Loss Surgery Transformed My Body and Messed with My Head" below - and click here to get it now.
For years, Jen struggled with her weight, suffering physically from obesity's symptoms such as problems walking and emotionally from her self-consciousness about how she looked. She suffered through the cycle of dieting, binge eating and dieting repeatedly - and then came across information about weight loss surgery. It sounded like a dream - but as Jen discovered, that dream was accompanied by nightmares. Her emotional eating issues continued, but as a result of her surgery, Jen paid the price for binge-eating with extreme stomach problems and pain. As Jen achieves "Onderland" (weighing under 200 pounds) and then the longed-for stage of "skinny," she also achieves the realization that even wearing a size one does not automatically change her life.
In the process of Jen's story, you'll discover the multiple facets of weight loss surgery and extreme weight loss, ranging from the community composed of those who chose this surgery to the need to reconcile the changing body in the mirror with the mental images of the past. Whether you're obese now, have struggled with your weight in the past or considered weight loss surgery, "Stranger Here: How Weight-Loss Surgery Transformed My Body and Messed with My Head" will win you over with its heart-wrenching, insightful story of one woman's journey from obese to slim. Get it now by clicking here.