Thursday, March 5, 2015
It Was Me All Along: The Most Genuine Book I've Read
Through Blogging for Books, I was given a free copy of It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell in exchange for an honest review.
I had heard nothing but great reviews on this book, and it had been on my wishlist for weeks. I was thrilled to get a chance to review this book.
In this memoir, Andie reveals her struggle from a young age with overeating and obesity. From the first page, she is honest with her insecurities, doubts, and failures. But all of it is written in a beautiful way that makes it impossible to put the book down.
Her heartbreaking stories and hilarious memories mix into the perfect book. Most of all, I love her genuinely as she openly admits struggles.
And the best part is, her struggles don't stop once she becomes skinny. This book isn't about losing weight and your life suddenly falling into place. She admits to breaking down, seeking help, and losing love.
She didn't lose weight through a major surgery or crazy diet. It was all about portion size and self control - something that most Americans struggle with, and almost everyone can relate to.
For anyone who is struggling with their weight, I definitely suggest this book. It will give you inspiration to continue (or start) your weight loss journey, but it also will motivate you to take chances, try new things, and find yourself.
As soon as the book was done, I felt the need for more. I found her website and stalked her instagram. I found a closeness with her. She was so open in her book, I felt like I actually knew her. I couldn't get enough.
I recommend everyone reading this book. It has become one of my favorites.