From the very first episode of The Style Network's wildly popular show "Ruby", viewers fell in love with its charming, charismatic star and have remained mesmerized by her very public battle with both her inner demons and her weight. A sweet-natured, Southern-food addicted, Sunday School teacher, Ruby Gettinger was 500 pounds when she was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. Although she wasn't quite sure how she got to this weight, she understood it was killing her. Vowing she'd change her life to save it, Ruby made a genuine commitment to uncover all the underlying physical and psychological causes of her addiction - an act of courage that has helped her lose more than a quarter of her weight so far. To support her on this difficult journey, Ruby has kept a journal of her experiences including intimate reflections, discoveries, current fears, and future hopes and dreams.
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Book Description William Morrow, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New book. May have light shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # BK0074356
Book Description William Morrow, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: When television viewing audiences first met Ruby Gettinger, a mild-mannered, sweet-natured, Southern-food addicted Sunday school teacher, her weight was hovering near 500 pounds. As the ad campaign for the show says, Ruby doesn2t know how she got to this weight, but she knows its killing her. Having been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and told by doctors that she would die if she continued to carry all that weight, Ruby is changing her life to save it. Her honesty, optimism and genuine commitment to uncover all the underlying causes of her addiction--mental, physical and emotional--are inspiring millions of others in the process. So too is her progress. (She2s now down to 360 pounds!) While Style2s cameras have been following Ruby2s personal journey as she sheds the weight, gets healthier, battles discrimination daily, and struggles to recover lost childhood memories, these excerpts, taken from the journal Ruby carries with her everywhere on the show, include her most intimate reflections, insights and discoveries regarding her life "before" and "during" this incredibly transformative experience. It also includes her fears, hopes and dreams for life after her goal is realized. In addition, the book will feature thoughts from the doctors, dieticians, trainers, therapists, friends and family supporting Ruby2s mission. Everyone following and touched by Ruby2s story will want to read this book. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0061924601
Book Description William Morrow, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0061924601
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800619246061.0
Book Description William Morrow, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0061924601
Book Description William Morrow, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110061924601