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Food and Loathing

A Life Measured Out in Calories

by Betsy Lerner

  • 154 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-Help,
  • Eating Disorders,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Eating Disorders - General,
  • Mood Disorders,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7947742M
    ISBN 10074325550X
    ISBN 109780743255509


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Food and Loathing: A Life Measured Out in Calories. With warmth, wit, and not a trace of self-pity" (Entertainment Weekly), Betsy Lerner details her twenty-year struggle with depression and compulsive eating in Food and Loathing, a book that dares to expose the insidious nature of women's secret life with food/5.

Newsday Food and Loathing is destined to take its place alongside the classics of adolescent angst, Girl, Interrupted and The Bell Jar. The Seattle Times Lerner's writing has the ring of truth, and for many readers who live with eating disorders, this book will be a life raft/5(25).

FOOD AND LOATHING is a book about how people use food to narcotise, to love and to Food and Loathing book. It's about therapy - the good, the bad, and the down right destructive - and about every woman who spends too much of her life thinking about her weight and how she can forgive herself for living - /5(25).

Overview With warmth, wit, and not a trace of self-pity" (Entertainment Weekly), Betsy Lerner details her twenty-year struggle with depression and compulsive eating in Food and Loathing, a book that dares to expose the insidious nature of women's secret life with food/5(6).

About The Book With warmth, wit, and not a trace of self-pity" (Entertainment Weekly), Betsy Lerner details her twenty-year struggle with depression and compulsive eating in Food and Loathing, a book that dares to expose the insidious nature of women's secret life with ed on: Febru “Lerner’s writing has the ring of truth, and for many readers who live with eating disorders, this book will be a life raft.” – The Seattle Times “The critically acclaimed  Food and Loathing  alternates between hilarious and heartbreaking.

About the Edition Food and Loathing book author traces her lifetime struggle with an eating disorder and depression, describing how her size and self-esteen were intertwined, her experiences with support groups and therapy, her education, and the family secrets that haunted her : Betsy Lerner.

In Food and Loathing: A Lament, book editor turned literary agent, Betsy Lerner recalls the scars of her youth -- namely her obsession with food, her interminable struggle with weight, and the blow Author: Popmatters Staff.

Food and Loathing. Never before Food and Loathing has the intimate relationship between mood swings and food swings been so honestly chronicled. As a bright but chubby girl, Betsy Lerner believed that thinness was the Food and Loathing book to success with friends and boys.

By junior high, she had precisely divided the world of food into two camps: the dietetic and the forbidden. With warmth, wit, and not a trace of self-pity" (Entertainment Weekly), Betsy Lerner details her twenty-year struggle with depression and compulsive eating in Food and Loathing, a book that dares to expose the insidious nature of women's secret life with food.

"Alternating between hilarious and heartbreaking" (People), Food and Loathing gives voice to one of the last taboo subjects and /5(2). Publisher Description Never before Food and Loathing has the intimate relationship between mood swings and food swings been so honestly chronicled.

As a bright but chubby girl, Betsy Lerner believed that thinness was the key to success with friends and boys.5/5(2). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

FOOD AND LOATHING: A Lament. Lerner's first book, The Forest for the Trees: An Editor's Advice to Writers, offered funny and frank talk from a publishing professional. In this follow-up memoir she reveals her lifelong struggle with compulsive eating and mental illness.

Book Overview With warmth, wit, and not a trace of self-pity" (Entertainment Weekly), Betsy Lerner details her twenty-year struggle with depression and compulsive eating in Food and Loathing, a book that dares to expose the insidious nature of women's secret life with food.5/5(5).

On her release, she went back to Columbia; another bout of depression led to the prescription of lithium, which has helped to stabilize her moods.

Lerner now understands, she writes, that addiction to food is a coping mechanism she developed to deal with life and : Betsy Lerner.

Editions for Food and Loathing: A Life Measured Out in Calories: X (Paperback published in ), X (ebook published in ), Traveler Restaurant, Union, CT. 4, likes talking about this 4, were here.

The Food and Book Place/5(). Food and Loathing: A Life Measured Out in Calories by Betsy Lerner ratings, average rating, 80 reviews Food and Loathing Quotes Showing of. This is a book that gets off to a promising start, as the author discusses her lifelong compulsion to over-indulge with respect to food and the self-loathing that accompanied her compulsion.

While the author writes well, the book begins to head south as the author's self-absorption begins to cast a pall/5. FOOD AND LOATHING is a book about how people use food to narcotise, to love and to escape. It's about therapy - the good, the bad, and the down right destructive - and about every woman who spends too much of her life thinking about her weight and how she can forgive herself for living.

Never before Food and Loathing has the intimate relationship between mood swings and food swings been so honestly chronicled. As a bright but chubby girl, Betsy Lerner believed that thinness was the key to success with friends and boys.

By junior high, she had precisely divided the world of food into two camps: the dietetic and the forbidden.4/5. Never before Food and Loathing has the intimate relationship between mood swings and food swings been so honestly chronicled.

As a bright but chubby girl, Betsy Lerner believed that thinness was the key to success with friends and boys. By junior high, she had precisely divided the world of food into two camps: the dietetic and the forbidden.

Get this from a library. Food and loathing: a lament. [Betsy Lerner] -- The author traces her lifetime struggle with an eating disorder and depression, describing how her size and self-esteen were intertwined, her experiences with support groups and therapy, her.

This is a book that gets off to a promising start, as the author discusses her lifelong compulsion to over-indulge with respect to food and the self-loathing that accompanied her compulsion. While the author writes well, the book begins to head south as the author's self-absorption begins to cast a pall/5(8).

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Food and Loathing by Lerner, Betsy A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. I read “Food and Loathing” a few years back, but decided to take it on the road trip this weekend to read it again.

The last time I read it I was in therapy for disordered eating (B.E.D. mostly) and I was in a very bad place with it. I don’t know if it affected me as much the first time I read it, but I am still going over so many of the author’s accounts in my head.

I recently re-read (even re-bought, when I couldn’t find my copy) Food and Loathing by Betsy Lerner. From far too young, Lerner’s existence rested on her body size—real and perceived. The book begins thusly: “It is I am twelve years old.

Hunter S. Thompson - Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas BOOK REVIEW Better Than Food. Loading Unsubscribe from Better Than Food. Better Than F views. Fernando Pessoa. Betsy Lerner is the author of Bridge Ladies, The Forest for the Trees and Food and Temple Grandin, she is the co-author of the New York Times Bestseller Calling All received an MFA from Columbia University in Poetry and was the recipient of a Thomas Wolfe Poetry Prize, an Academy of American Poets Poetry Prize, and was selected as one of PEN’s Emerging Writers.

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Food and loathing Eating disorders wreck lives and families, but grace can heal the physical, mental, and spiritual wounds than four pounds. Within four months, her period stopped.

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