The Weight Of It All
After being dumped by his long-term boyfriend for being overweight, Henry Beckett decides to make some drastic changes. In a vain attempt at getting his boyfriend back, Henry does the most absurdly frightening thing he can think of. He joins a gym. Reed Henske is a personal trainer who isn’t... show more
After being dumped by his long-term boyfriend for being overweight, Henry Beckett decides to make some drastic changes. In a vain attempt at getting his boyfriend back, Henry does the most absurdly frightening thing he can think of.
He joins a gym.
Reed Henske is a personal trainer who isn’t sure he’ll ever be ready to date again. He’s sick of guys who are only interested in the perfect body image, never seeing him for who he really is.
As Reed tortures Henry with things like diet and exercise, Henry enamours Reed with recipes and laughter. As the friendship lines start to blur, Henry is convinced there’s no way Thor-like Reed could ever be interested in a guy like him.
Reed just has to convince Henry that life isn’t about reaching your ideal bodyweight. It’s about finding your perfect counterweight.
Publish date: 2016-09-12
Publisher: BlueHeart Press
Pages no: 244
Edition language: English
There was a lot of repetition to this one, enough so that I could skim over large sections of it and not mess out on anything new, especially in the earlier parts. The exercise program that Reed set up was hard to believe. Well, not the initial one, but going from being a couch potato to running a 7...
Some parts of this book were VERY relatable for me. I started to work out (jogging/running, to be exact) last year, when I got an epiphany about my weight. I didn't go to the gym or hired personal trainer; but I made sure that I had morning run every week since then. I was able to run 10k first time...
**** 4 finding one's self stars **** This was a nice, fluffy, slow build, romance with a touch of steam, and lots of humor in the form of verbal diarrhea from Henry, the main character. It was heartwarming and charming. A few niggles in the sense of Reed laughing to everything Henry said. It go...
There are very few authors out there who when they release a book I drop everything and read it. Well, NR Walker is one of those few. Henry has been dumped in a cruel way. His growing waistline plays a major factor in the breakup and his self-worth. Enter Reed a personal trainer and off we go. I can...
This was funny and just adorable.35 year old Henry has just been left by his boyfriend of 8 years. The last thing he told Henry was that he was old and fat. Henry is indeed overweight, and he feels old, even though he’s 35.So Henry decides to change his life. He goes to the gym to try to perhaps los...
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