We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
Call anytime(888) 283-5051
Navel Gazing: One Woman’s Quest for a Size Normal | [Anne H. Putnam]

Navel Gazing: One Woman’s Quest for a Size Normal

For anyone who's ever avoided the mirror, skipped swimming or got stuck in a dress in a changing room... Almost every woman worries about her weight. For Anne H Putnam, it became unavoidable: by the age of seventeen she weighed over twenty stone and had tried everything, from dieting to fat camp to wearing big t-shirts. When she decided to have weight-loss surgery, she thought everything would change.
Regular Price:$19.75
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

For anyone who's ever avoided the mirror, skipped swimming, or got stuck in a dress in a changing room...

Almost every woman worries about her weight. For Anne H. Putnam, it became unavoidable: By the age of 17 she weighed over 20 stone and had tried everything, from dieting to fat camp to wearing big t-shirts. When she decided to have weight-loss surgery, she thought everything would change. But now, nine years later and ten sizes smaller, she has discovered that changing your body doesn't automatically change how you feel about it.

Navel Gazing is a funny, passionate and no-holds-barred memoir of one woman's quest to accept her own body; to feel normal. It will make you laugh, cry, cringe, and wonder why it's so hard for women to feel happy with the way they look.

©2012 Anne H Putnam (P)2012 Audible Ltd

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

1.0 (2 )
5 star
 (0)
4 star
 (0)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (2)
Overall
1.0 (2 )
5 star
 (0)
4 star
 (0)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (2)
Story
1.0 (2 )
5 star
 (0)
4 star
 (0)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (2)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Deborah 12-27-12
    Deborah 12-27-12 Member Since 2004
    HELPFUL VOTES
    29
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    43
    21
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    3
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Glad It's Over"

    Tedious, tortuous listen about a spoiled, incredibly crude, amazingly self-absorbed individual. I couldn't wait for it to be over. I have been over weight all my life, but I guess I can give this book credit for keeping me from ever thinking about having gastric bypass surgery.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-1 of 1 results
Sort by:
  • jane
    Notingham, United Kingdom
    2/18/13
    Overall
    "Weight loss surgery not that quick fix"

    I loved this book. It tells all about how being fat feels and how weight loss surgery seems to be the answer. It gives a true prospective on how you feel and what happens to your body afterwards. The fixes you need for loose skin that are not fixes that leave you with scars which need as much hiding as the fat did and the worse thing is you can still put weight on!

    This could be my story and many other weight loss surgery patients - well written with a voice of honesty and a sense of fun. A must read. Thank you!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-1 of 1 results

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.