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Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain - Portia de Rossi
Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781439177808 (1439177805)
Publisher: Atria Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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The Symmetrical Bookworm
The Symmetrical Bookworm rated it
Overall, this is a very interesting read. I admire De Rossi for being so honest about her struggle with an eating disorder. My only complaint is that only the tiniest fraction of the book focuses on her recovery. I wish she spent more time talking about that. But this is a memoir, a very personal st...
Read, Run, Ramble
Read, Run, Ramble rated it
2.0 Unbearable Lightness A Story of Loss and Gain
This was a tough read - de Rossi is brutally honest about her life and her struggles with different eating disorders and her own self-acceptance.I appreciate her honesty and hope that it helps connect with those out there who need to hear it. I hope it inspires others in some way, but for me, it was...
BUGGY rated it
4.5 Sad, frightening, well written and shocking in its honesty
Opening Line: “He doesn’t wait until I’m awake. He comes into my unconscious to find me, to pull me out.” I knew almost nothing about Portia De Rossi before reading her gripping biography. Sure I’d seen her years ago on Ally McBeal. I knew she was beautiful, I knew she was married to Ellen ...
ErikaWasTaken rated it
Absolutely amazing. This book is so eloquently written, and does such a beautiful job of laying out all the things throughout her life that led her to 82 pounds. The discussions of disordered eating are so well written, the absolute mindset that allows you to rationalize dropping from 600 to 300 cal...
The Mystical and the Magical
The Mystical and the Magical rated it
Saw Portia de Rossi's interview on Ellen. Definitely reading this.
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