The Real Food Guide to Trading Pounds

The Real Food Guide to Trading Pounds

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The Real Food Guide to Trading Pounds In 2010, Stephanie Wetzel began a journey that would change her entire life. Weighing in at 411 pounds, she decided to leave the junk and processed foods behind in order to create a sustainable lifestyle that would naturally support her healthy weight. By transitioning to meals centered around real food, she has lost over 150 pounds, and now writes about the ups and downs of her journey at This book chronicles how she changed the food on her plate, and discovered so much more about the joys of living a bold new life in the process. It includes fifty of her favorite recipes, the same ones she prepares in her own kitchen week after week. Readers will discover a refreshing approach to weight loss that leaves the old "diet" mentality behind for a wholesome approach to great food that tastes delicious too! Stephanie shares the challenges she's faced along the way, what set her back about ten pounds, and how she still enjoys all her favorite foods-but in moderation. Trading Pounds Lose the weight, Gain your life!
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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 9mm | 331g
  • English
  • 0982761252
  • 9780982761250

About Stephanie Wetzel

I've been overweight since I was around 7 or 8 years old. Growing up as an obese child always left me feeling like an outsider. I built up really strong walls to keep from getting hurt. I pretended that everything was OK, even though it was far from it. As I grew up, life became a constant battle to be six steps ahead of my weight. I didn't want people to notice that I had a hard time moving; that I didn't fit into chairs or booths; or that I couldn't bend in the middle. I chose to relocate from Indiana to North Carolina for college. I think more than anything I was running away to begin a new life. But the fat followed me (and multiplied). As an adult, I tried to become everything everybody else wanted me to be just to feel acceptance. I spent 12 years on an emotional roller coaster as I built a career in marketing and design. During that time, my self-confidence became tied up in the approval of everyone around me. I think the biggest hurdle I've faced on this journey is rediscovering who I am, and being confident in that person. And that brings me to here-Trading Pounds is an attempt to share the amazing gifts that I have been given throughout this process with others. Changing my life in every single way is how I am losing the weight, but losing this weight is changing my life in every single way. If I know one thing, it's that you can do this too. Won't you join me?
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