Roth, Geneen, author.
xv, 202 pages ; 23 cm
Introduction / by Anne Lamott — Prologue: Dropping the Me Project — Part one: Around the table — Manna — The last bite — Lasting weight loss — Heavenly bodies — If I were Gloria Steinem — The Red String Project — In the end — Part two: Through the mind — Zen mind, puppy mind — Be kind to the ghost children — Hoodwinked by suffering — The four-month virus — Hummingbirds on my fingers — Crushed starts — What remains — Part three: Into the sublime — A big quiet — The breaths I have left — Waiting for the apocalypse — What isn’t wrong — The blue vest — Not minding what happens — Snorkeling in the night sky — Epilogue: Stop waiting to be ready — Last words: Touchstones for breaking the trance.
“[E]xplores the personal beliefs, hidden traumas, and social pressures that shape not just women’s feelings about their bodies, but also their confidence, choices, and relationships.”–From Jacket flap.