E–pub [Fat Chance] Ò Lesléa Newman

Well right now i think the book is about 4 stars i really like it so far #I Hope It Turns Out #hope it turns out Well im nearing the end and it is amazing It is a realistic fiction book and it is good It actually is not boring If you need a realistic a realistic fiction book and it is good It actually is not boring If you need a realistic i would say to read this one You might think it would be a little wierd but it isn t If you start reading you want to read it to the very end If you need a short book this is your book I read this book in the 8th grade The book really open my eyes and how I learn what was a eating disorder I re read the book again As an educator I would definitely show this to my students and tell them they are beautiful they way look and never change for anybody Eating Disorders is an important discussion to talk about to students I would know because I was feeling terrible the way looked in the mirror but I realized I am erfect the way I am I highly recommended to read this book and such a great book and owerful message This really delves into what every girl thinks about at least once in her life Am I fat Judi is in highschool and is trying to start the year off well She knows she s not the smallest girl in the bunch but she also knows she can t change it overnight Or can she Judi walks into the bathroom at school one day to here someone throwing up in the stalls but when she asks if she s okay the girl acts as if Judi should never had been there at all What exactly WAS the girl doing in there and fu. Judi Liebowitz thinks she's fat And she's convinced as she confides in her diary that she'd be happier if she were skinnier So when Judi becomes friend. Fat ChanceIs easier than she ever imagined Now she can eat enough to keep her mother from nagging and lose weight at the same timeKeeping her secret is difficult and when Nancy ends up in the hospital as a result of her bulimia Judi begins to have second thoughts Losing weight has some ositives but the strain it has created in the relationships with her best friend and her mother involve negatives than she may be willing to endureIn FAT CHANCE author Leslea Newman captures the emotional turmoil created in those suffering from eating disorders Through Judi s obsession to lose What To Some May to some may an insignificant amount of weight it becomes clear that the mind of a erson with bulimia is far from normal and their body image issues roduce increasingly irrational arguments most of us would never understand Newman s message that eating disorders reuire outside intervention and commitment on the art of the struggling individual makes this novel instructional as well as entertaining Unlike recent books written about the same subject FAT CHANCE does not dwell on the horror and debilitation of the eating disorders however it still rovides an important view worth reading You guys I always understood that Judi was not actually overweight she hovers around 127 lbs for the entirety of the book at 5 4 but at the time of rereading this we weigh exactly the same and I am four inches shorter than Judi Yeah I still have some baby weight and whatnot but Fe spins out of control and her #obsession with food calories and Networking for Career Success: 24 Lessons for Getting to Know the Right People pounds is no longer another typical eighth graderoblem it's a matter of life and #with food calories and ounds is no longer another typical eighth grade roblem it's a matter of life and Rther why is she mad at Judi for being there Although ublished in 1994 FAT CHANCE by Leslea Newman still rings true today in fact with the increased Frںuhzeit Des Ostslaventums prevalence of eating disorders its message may be even important todayAs an eighth grader Judi dreams of having a boyfriend and going on exciting dates but she is convinced that can only happen if she loses weight Her mother insists she is a growing girl who needs to eat three nutritious meals a day Judi is sure that isn t theath to happiness It doesn t help that Judi s classmates are typical kids who tease and taunt about any Forbidden Knowledge perceivedhysical flaws with little regard for the feelings they hurt or the self esteem they damageWhen Ms Roth the new English teacher reuires each student to keep a diary Judi uses the assignment to Whose Life Is It Anyway?: Living through your 20s on your own terms pour out her feelings as she records her attempts at weight loss and relationship difficulties She learns tricks to avoid eating breakfast consumes only diet Coke for lunch and tries to get away with eating as little asossible of her mother s home cooked dinners She is able to shed a few ounds but is frustrated by her mother s home cooked dinners She is able to shed a few ounds but is frustrated by need to binge when she is feeling stressedThe answer to all her roblems seems to appear the day she stumbles across opular girl and future model Nancy Pratt vomiting in the restroom When Nancy explains that vomiting is her secret to weight control success Judi is disgusted at first but as she becomes desperate to be thin she gives it a try It. # Ly with encil thin glamorous Nancy Pratt she learns Nancy's secret and joins her in the secret binge and #Ly with encil thin glamorous Nancy Pratt she learns Nancy's secret and joins her in the secret binge and cycles of bulimia Before long Judi's li.