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Have you ever "felt fat"? Do you beat yourself up when one bite of cookie dough turns into eating the whole batch? Have you dieted yourself into a larger dress size? Are you frustrated because hours of exercise have produced zero results?

If you have answered yes to any of these questions, you are not alone. Studies show that 75% of women suffer from some type of eating disorder. Whether it's bingeing, bulimia, or another addiction, the good news is there is hope.

W.A.I.T.loss: The Keys to Food Freedom and Winning the Battle of the Binge is about Wendy Hendry's journey to recovery from 35 years of binge eating and food addiction. Like many others stuck in their own cerebral food prison, Wendy dieted and binged her way into obesity.

Learning the keys to physical and mindful health that she shares in her book, Wendy was able to heal her body as well as free her mind. Now a certified Health Coach and Fitness Trainer, Wendy's W.A.I.T. (What Am I Thinking?) and Click approach to recovery has helped hundreds of others find that same freedom.

Most diets teach how to lose weight, but only through changing daily habits can weight loss be maintained. Weight loss should be a natural consequence of healthy living. This book will help you find that.

W.A.I.T.loss: The Keys to Finding Food Freedom and Winning the Battle of the Binge is the perfect combination of storytelling, common sense, humor and scientific proof that recovery is possible.

If you need help with bingeing, food addiction, chronic dieting or just simple weight loss, don't W.A.I.T. any longer!

©2016 Wendy Hendry (P)2016 Wendy Hendry

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WHAT IT'S ABOUT
W.A.I.T.loss: The Keys to Finding Food Freedom and Winning the Battle of the Binge is about Wendy Hendry’s journey to recovery from 35 years of dieting and bingeing. Like many others stuck in their own cerebral food prison, Wendy dieted and binged her way into obesity.

Learning the keys to physical and mindful health that she shares in her book, Wendy was able to heal her body as well as free her mind. Now a certified Health Coach and Fitness Trainer, Wendy’s W.A.I.T. (What Am I Thinking?) and Click approach to recovery has helped hundreds of others find that same freedom. Weight loss should be a natural consequence of healthy living. This book will help you find that.

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I listened to the audiobook which Hendry narrated. She did a fabulous job. I'll probably listen to this again.

The book follows her journey to overcome her tendency to binge eat. As someone who's been dieting for nearly half a century, I was sympathetic to many of the things she's dealt with. She shared what she's learned through experience and study (citing reliable sources).

I like her philosophy and the relative ease of the plan she uses. Like her, I'm really busy. I don't have a lot of time for complicated processes. If it's too difficult, it ain't happening. I'm looking forward to giving this a try.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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Great Book!

What made the experience of listening to W.A.I.T.loss the most enjoyable?

Wendy Henry has a very pleasant voice unlike most the audible books that sound computer generated.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Wendy! She's such an inspiration!

What does Wendy Hendry bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

This book is very easy to listen to and very interesting! She has helped me in so many ways change my eating patterns and the way I see food in general

Any additional comments?

Highly recommended read!

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insightful

Wendy Hendry takes you through a very personal journey of mindfulness and success! Exercise is not top dog to figuring out your body chemical reaction to body changes - it's your ability to understand your brain!

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relevant and attainable

Everything in this book relates to my life. The details may be different, but the experiences are the same. Wendy has lived it, therefore she understands the daily struggles with self-worth, motivation, frustration, weight loss, and overall self improvement. She offers incredible insight and examples that are real and relatable. She offers strategies that target specific brain based reactions to overcome our physical, mental, and emotional habits. She does not claim to have a "cure all," but she shares her knowledge, experiences, and strategies that helped her gain her self esteem and health. As a teacher and coach I have studied how the brain learns, but for some reason I have never applied that knowledge to self improvement and health habits. It makes perfect sense that retraining your brain concerning health habits would require the same mental processes as learning a new skill or gaining knowledge. Incredible concept. Thanks Wendy for sharing your failures and successes.

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Informative and very helpful

This book is very well written. It has an educational basis with the author's personal twist. The methods described in the book work for eating issues as well as other habits we try to change to better our health
Thank you Wendy!

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Real, without victim hood , inspirational

I really appreciate the authors total transparency! I really enjoyed her her humor and yet serious top that can plague so many, Even if it's not with food . This subject of the 2 part brain should be taught at school and at home as it affects all of us at our very natures with the thousands of decisions we make everyday! Thanks Wendy!

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Thank-you Wendy Hendry!

I learned so many things from this book. How to be mindful, how to understand the brat and the PFC, how to understand action - habits - and addictions. I've listened to the book three times and learned something new each time. This book makes sense and is thoroughly enjoyable. I'm forever grateful. Thank-you Wendy Hendry❤️💜💚💙

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More is not always better.

Don’t skip breakfast and eat “frequently” throughout the day. It will stabilize your blood sugar?????
You do realize that any time you eat anything, maybe not fat, you are spiking your blood sugar and your insulin....

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Resourceful Book. Will read again.

I will try her click approach and read the books that she recommends: Jack Trimpey and Kathryn Hansen ( I like buying new things). I appreciate her mention of the prefrontal cortex and the bratty part of the brain.

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If you have ever been on a diet.....

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I HAVE. It makes all the sense.

Who was your favorite character and why?

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What about Wendy Hendry’s performance did you like?

I felt like we were just talking.