Fat Chance [Lesléa Newman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A diary records a year in the life of Judi Leibowitz as she dreams of. Fat Chance: The Novel [Leslea Newman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A diary records a year in the life of Judi Liebowitz as she. 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 friendly with.

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Since we’ve changed our eating habits, we have more energy and my mood is better.

There are references to the TV series, Roseanne. And let’s not forget her best friendMonica. Jul 29, A rated it it was amazing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Get to Know Us. It’s no Wintergirls and it’s dated; it’s from the s.

In addition to being an author, Ms. While fighting a carbohydrate roller coaster and watching my triglycerides go up, I was considering going to weight watchers. Apr 14, Diana rated it it was amazing. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I rarely give books five stars. Views Read Edit View history.

Fat Chance

It is obvious he put a tremendous amount of effort into this book. Retrieved from ” https: Does this impact Fag forever or does she find a way out. And then you get to the end of the book and cry because it’s just so sweet, and also, from a writing point of view, really wraps up just in the most perfect way.

I have reread this book three times. Roth, the new English teacher, requires each student to keep a diary, Judi uses the assignment to pour out her feelings as she records her attempts at weight loss and hcance difficulties. This book should be required reading for adolescent girls. Usually I love weight loss lsslea – or at least the idea of them.


Also, someone worse happens to Nancy, and Judi is scarred by this event that has happened by what she has saw.

I can relate to the story and I enjoyed it. Nancy befriends Judi and Judi helps Nancy hide her secrets that keep her skinny.

This was the only one they had and I read it in about three days. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. It will win no Pulitzer I rarely give books five stars. I read this book in the 8th grade. Specifically, his book details how sugar is bad for you but he takes it to a level where you totally get it.

I can’t remember how much I liked it after developing an eating disorder, but when I read it over and over again when I was younger. At this point in my life, I had been dealing with an eating disorder on-and-off for a number of years, although I had yet to recognize that I was struggling with an eating disorder, seeing my activities more as “dieting” and less as a disease. Probably saved my liver and therefore my life.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. B rated it it was ok Shelves: In fact, I surprised my husband with a store-bought pie a few weeks ago and we felt so bad after a couple of slices that we threw the rest in the trash and lesla not even been tempted to buy anything similar since.


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Nov 12, Ceren rated it really liked it. Nice book to read if you don’t have much time. It’s lealea like a porn movie, you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all. Instead of this book helping me to realize my disordered way of thinking and eating, I found that it gave me more ideas on how to hide my symptoms from friends and family.

This page was last edited on 31 Augustat It is definitely a good read and I recommend it completely. It was a quick read, but I didn’t find it as amazing as my friend did who leant it to me. This is one of the first eating disorder themed books I read. I personally really liked Fat Chance.

Don’t have a Kindle? As Judi believes every word Nancy says, she has picked up the habit to purge to lose weight and get closer to her goal. In a starred review, PW said that this “convincing” and “true-to-life” story about an eighth-grade girl with bulimia “should be required reading for adolescent girls. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. He gets into every corner of nutrition It is easier than she ever imagined. Eating Disorders is an important discussion to talk about to students.

The book centers on a year-old girl named Judi Liebowitz, who goes on a bulimic diet to try to lose weight. I was then fortunate to find out that he was coming out with a book at the end of December.