Chicken soup for the soul

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Shaping the New You: 101 Encouraging Stories about Dieting and Fitness… and Finding What Works for You

No one likes to diet, but the personal stories in this book will encourage and inspire readers with its positive, practical, and purposeful tales of dieting and fitness. Readers will find hope, help, and hints on getting fit and staying healthy in these 101 stories from those who have been there, done that, and maintained it. Stories about wake-up calls and realizations, moving more and eating better, self-esteem and support, and lifestyle changes, big and small, will motivate any reader looking to start fresh or needing a boost. This is a great book for anyone embarking on a healthier lifestyle.

This Chicken Soup book arrived at my door step at exactly the right moment. I have been struggling with healthy eating and exercise lately, and it’s showing on my butt and thighs! No matter how often I tell myself that I’m going to make better choices, I fall off the wagon and help myself to sugary, fattening treats.

Like many people, I am motivated by the success stories of others, and I love to read other people’s stories (hence the interest in blogging…), so a Chicken Soup book about diet and fitness is exactly what I needed.

The book is full of stories from people who have lost weight and how they did it. They talk about exercise techniques, programs, diets, nutrition and the messages that we tell ourselves. I’m still working my way through the book, but it has given me the “kick in the butt” that I need to get back on track with my weight loss and fitness goals.

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Winner will be contacted with the email left in the post and will have 2 days to respond. The winner be posted on this site.
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*I was provided with a copy of this book to review. My opinions are my own.



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Sheri McDonald is a family lifestyle blogger who has been sharing her parenting and travel adventures online for the past eight years. You can find her discovering the world with her children when she's not at home enjoying a good book.


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