It Was Me All Along

Version: Unabridged
Author: Andie Mitchell
Narrator: Andie Mitchell
Genres: Cooking, Biography & Memoir, Diet & Nutrition
Publisher: Random House Audio Publishing Group
Published In: January 2015
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 7 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

A heartbreakingly honest, endearing memoir of incredible weight loss by a young food blogger who battles body image issues and overcomes food addiction to find self-acceptance.
 
All her life, Andie Mitchell had eaten lustily and mindlessly. Food was her babysitter, her best friend, her confidant, and it provided a refuge from her fractured family. But when she stepped on the scale on her twentieth birthday and it registered a shocking 268 pounds, she knew she had to change the way she thought about food and herself; that her life was at stake.

It Was Me All Along takes Andie from working class Boston to the romantic streets of Rome, from morbidly obese to half her size, from seeking comfort in anything that came cream-filled and two-to-a-pack to finding balance in exquisite (but modest) bowls of handmade pasta. This story is about much more than a woman who loves food and abhors her body. It is about someone who made changes when her situation seemed too far gone and how she discovered balance in an off-kilter world. More than anything, though, it is the story of her finding beauty in acceptance and learning to love all parts of herself.

Includes a PDF of Andie Mitchell’s Sour Cream Fudge Cake recipe.

Reviews (2)

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Written by Nicola L on July 16th, 2017

  • Book Rating: 4/5

Good book. The food descriptions are really quite amazing, I found my mouth watering on more than one occasion.

Written by Leigh Gilmer on April 24th, 2016

  • Book Rating: 5/5

very relatable. the way the writer describes food is epic.