Finally Thin!

Finally Thin! : How I Lost Over 200 Pounds and Kept Them Off - And How You Can Too

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The ultimate companion to any diet--featuring ten steps that will give you the information and motivation to achieve your own success on any weight-loss plan.
Kim Bensen knows about weight loss. And weight gain. For decades, she tried every diet there was, but nothing seemed to work - for long anyway - and she yo-yoed her way to 350 pounds. But she never gave up and in 2001, despite years of heartbreak and discouragement, Kim tried again. This time "was "different and the results were phenomenal: 212 pounds lost forever, fourteen dress sizes, four ring sizes, one and a half shoe sizes, and 200 points of cholesterol gone for good! In the end, Kim not only changed her health and size, but also her career. The clamor of "How did you do it?" by desperately struggling individuals as well as the national media motivated her to sit down and pen into words what she had put into action.
In" Finally Thin!, " Kim Bensen recounts her own success story and then breaks down her success into a ten-step system, showing readers exactly how she accomplished her weight-loss goal. From choosing the right diet for your needs to setting realistic goals, finding support, eating out, recovering from a slipup, the keys to maintenance, and even 75 recipes, this book covers it all in an upbeat, inspirational, and approachable tone. A must-have for anyone trying to lose weight, "Finally Thin!" will help dieters break free of the yo-yo cycle and achieve their ultimate goal--once and for all.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 270 pages
  • 149.86 x 236.22 x 27.94mm | 589.67g
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0767929500
  • 9780767929509
  • 1,583,211

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"Special thanks need to go to Kim. She has been a coach, a teacher, a counselor, and a friend to thousands of people. She has been the turning point for so many who, because of her and their own hard work have improved, lengthened, and in some cases saved their
own lives."
~ Jason Coles, age 35, lost 106 pounds
"The actual benefit of being guided by Kim is to be uplifted by her genuine kindness. She is an incredibly warm and giving woman. Her comments, instruction, tips, and sharing of her own struggles lets us know that we will get there. She celebrates every success with us and infuses strength to deal with detours in our plan. She reminds us to keep faith."
~ Edie DiMuro, age 54, lost 34 pounds
"Kim Bensen has been the best thing that happened to me as far as guidance, inspiration, and help with my weight-loss journey. I reached my goal of losing 100 pounds with Kim as my leader... I have now kept the weight off for 1 1/2 years."
~ Donna Toth, age 63, lost 100 pounds
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About Kim Bensen

KIM BENSEN lives in Shelton, Connecticut, with her husband and four children.
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