Saturday, July 21, 2012

Chicken Soup for the Soul Giveaway - Say Hello to A Better Body

It can be hard for women over 50 to lose weight and stay fit. Bodies change and old strategies don’t seem to work anymore. But readers can find encouragement and practical advice in this new book that combines inspiring Chicken Soup for the Soul stories written just for this book and accessible leading-edge medical information from Harvard Medical school assistant professor and weight management specialist Dr. Suzanne Koven.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1 A Turning Point
Saying Hello 1
Not Your Mother's Menopause 7
New Seasons, New Reasons 12
Letting Go, Holding On 15
A Better Kind of Hot Flash Helen Reeves 19
Tending My Rose Garden Suzanne F. Ruff 22
Getting the Picture Valerie J. Frost 27
The Whistle that Woke Me Up Mary Elizabeth Laufer 31
Chapter 2 Taking Stock
You Are HERE 39
Beyond the Scale 44
A Health Inventory 46
The Next Step 48
Newly Hip Lois Wickstrom 51
Reunion April Knight 55
Exercising Power; Gloria Ashby 58
Chapter 3 Moving Forward
Why Exercise? 67
What Kind? How Long? How Strenuous? 70
Staying Injury-Free 73
Making Time for Exercise 75
Raising the Barre Joan Hetzler 77
Row Strong, Live Long Beth K. Fortune 81
My Walking Buddy Marilyn Turk 85
Keep It Steady Monica Morris 89
Running Like Sixty Terri Elders 94
Water Walking Kelley Knepper 99
Fabulous Fifties Carol Britt Bryant 102
The Silver Streakers Simone Sheindel Shapiro 107
Chapter 4 Food for Thought
What Should I Eat? And How Much? 115
Emotional Eating 139
The Tiny Waist of the Fifties Carole A. Bell 144
The Closet Witch Denise Marks 150
The Power of Four; Kristine McGovern 154
An Apple a Day Ruth Jones 158
Healthy from the Inside Out Elisa Yager 162
Mom, Eat Your Vegetables Amy Newmark 166
Voices Donna Savage 171
Chapter 5 The Long Run
To Live, Not to Diet 177
Back to Exercise Andrea Atkins 180
Life on Foot Sally Schwartz Friedman 183
92 Years Fit Lois Muehl 187
Saying Goodbye, for Now 193
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  1. Love the Chicken Soup series.. thanks for hosting!

  2. Anonymous4:26 PM

    I try to collect Chicken Soup books and reread them when I need something to brighten or uplift my dreary day. They help me all of the time.

  3. This sounds like a great book - thank you.

  4. I love the Chicken Soup series! My favorite is Chicken Soup for the Nascar Lovers Soul

  5. Anonymous3:48 PM

    I like the Chicken Soup books!

  6. Anonymous7:43 PM

    i like the chicken soup for the soul think positive

  7. This sounds like a great book!


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