• by Mara Schiavocampo
  • Narrated by Robin Eller
  • 4 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Like so many people, Mara Schiavocampo had struggled with weight for most of her life. She tried every diet on the planet, suffered a debilitating eating disorder, joined a bizarre food cult, took dangerous pills, worked out for insane amounts of time - and still tipped the scales at nearly 230 pounds. But more than reaching a healthy weight, Mara wanted peace and freedom from the constant mental torment brought on by food. A healthy and effortless way of life - for the rest of her life.
And that's what she found. While juggling a marriage, new baby, and a budding television career as a correspondent on NBC, Mara "accidentally" stumbled onto a formula that worked for her. She lost 90 pounds in two years and is now stronger and fitter - and, most importantly, happier - than ever.
In Thinspired, Mara shares her weight-loss secrets and the formula for her success plan. Instead of focusing strictly on do's and don'ts, she talks about eliminating the foods that have control over you - whether that's wine, flour products, dairy, or sugar. By following in Mara's footsteps, you'll lose the pounds and gain back your energy, control, health, and happiness.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Entertaining and Realistic

This book is a good help for those struggling with overeating. As a therapist-intern working with such clients, it left much to be desired... A little slow and not enough depth of coverage.
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- Carolyn M. Kell

Loved this so much I bought the book and audiobook

Where does Thinspired rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Immediately when I began reading this book, I felt as thought it was written just for me. I have never felt as connected to another author's story as I did this one. I bought the audiobook after I read the book so I could listen to it as well, and reinforce the helpful information that I got from the book.

What did you like best about this story?

I loved the fact that it felt as though I was having a conversation with a friend, rather than just reading a book.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I actually did laugh at how frankly the author spoke at times. I loved it!

Any additional comments?

I really wish that the author had narrated the book. Having someone else read it takes some of the personal feel away from it.

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- Ashley

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-24-2015
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio