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

Book Cover: Navel Gazing: One Woman's Quest for a Size Normal

A memoir about what happens when turning your insides around doesn’t turn your world upside down.

When she was barely 17, Anne H. Putnam underwent Gastric Bypass surgery; in the subsequent year she lost over 100 pounds. Nine years later and ten sizes smaller, she's still facing down the monster in the mirror, and she's finally starting to understand that just because the body changes doesn’t mean the mind (or the world) will naturally follow suit.

Straightforward, honest, and oftentimes shameless, Navel Gazing is the no-holds-barred story of one woman’s physical and mental journey from morbidly obese to unpleasantly plump, with all the stops along the way: the funny, the painful, and the downright awkward.

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Navel Gazing was published by Faber&Faber in the UK and Commonwealth, and is available wherever books are sold there!

In the US and select other territories, Navel Gazing is available in Kindle format only (for now!).