As effortlessly as she breathed or blinked, Jorie Asher ate. She ate over tears and smiles, through happy and sad times, and never recognized it was a problem. All she noticed was the weight that piled on year after year. Finally, in an effort to free herself from the constant yo-yo dieting and unending frustration over her body, she made a decision. She underwent weight-loss surgery, hopeful that the biggest obstacle in her life would be left behind in the operating room.
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Eventually, Jorie discovers how ill-prepared she is to face the anguish of her past, and the resulting truth of life in a body she does not recognize. Mistakes and disillusions propel Jorie into the darkest period of her life. She finds herself deeply entangled with a man who is not her husband. When forced to face the consequences of her choices, she blocks out the world. No longer able to use food as a comfort, she turns to alcohol.
Jorie has no idea how to be...her.
Supported by those in her life who have been at the same bottom, she begins to fight her way back. Jorie endeavors to learn who she really is, and form a new self in the reality she had come to know. But with that new life comes choices. Choices about which parts of her past become part of her future, and which ones must be left behind.