11. May 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: Memoirs, Tracy

I'm With Fatty by Edward Ugel, 244 pages, read by Tracy, on 05/11/2012

When Edward Ugel’s wife plays a recording of his nightly snoring he decides to go to a doctor. He realizes what he’s known all along that he is overweight and has sleep apnea. This book is about his decision to lose 50 pounds in a year. Edward has a happy family, a nice house and a sense of humor.  But his food addiction is ruining his health. Finally after going through denial he hires a personal trainer, a nutritionist and goes for a cleansing and a colonic irrigation. Things go pretty good for a while until his wife and kids go on a trip and leave him alone.  He can’t control himself and has a food bender. It’s an honest and amusing journey which eventually leads to a Weight Watchers meeting where he feels like he’s suppose to be there.

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