The veterinarian rubbed Kelly’s sides for emphasis. “She needs to lose weight. If not …”
Peggy Frezon recognized the list of serious ailments that followed. It was the same one her own doctor had given her. Dieting with My Dog is the honest and heartfelt story of how one overweight woman and her chubby spaniel struggled to get fit and healthy together.
Theirs was a comfortable routine. While Frezon’s children were flying the nest, her loyal rescue pup snuggled close. Sneaking M&Ms from her secret stash, she would slip Kelly extra doggy cookies too. Why not? Food is love. But then, Kelly became the motivating factor that led Frezon to face down the physical and emotional reasons for her overeating, and for over-feeding her dog.
She learned that embracing change is healthy, and everything is easier with unconditional love. Join Frezon and Kelly on their journey to weight loss with a wag. Dieting with my Dog celebrates our close bonds with our pets in times of both need and triumph. This book is for anyone who has ever loved an animal – through thick and thin.
Critics have embraced Dieting with My Dog for it’s honest portrayal of an issue faced by millions of Americans.
“Peggy Frezon has written a charming and delightful tale. Dieting With My Dog is sweet, funny, inspiring and adorable, just like Peggy and Kelly!”
– Julie Klam, bestselling author of You Had Me at Woof: How Dogs Taught Me the Secrets of Happiness
“It only took my reading the first page of Peggy Frezon’s book, Dieting with My Dog, and I was hooked! As someone who has dealt with the challenges of weight gain and weight loss all of my life, I was inspired by Peggy’s heart-warming story of her journey to make a positive change in her life with the help of her beloved dog, Kelly. Peggy blends humor, candor, and practicality in a wonderful way.
– Julie Hadden, from NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” and author of Fat Chance, Losing the Weight, Gaining My Worth.
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