Table of Contents for Shift : How I Finally Lost Weight and Discovered a Happier Life


Acknowledgments ix
Prologue 1(2)
MONTH 1
1 The Conversation
3(7)
2 A New Kind of Wow
10(11)
3 The Road Trip
21(15)
MONTH 2
4 The Cleanout
36(8)
5 The Birthday Party
44(4)
6 Mean Girls
48(14)
MONTH 3
7 The First Eleven Pounds
62(5)
8 Avoiding the Doctor, and Failed Diets
67(10)
9 The Promise of Shapewear
77(8)
MONTH 4
10 Hope Is Not a Strategy
85(3)
11 The Take-Out Girls
88(9)
MONTH 5
12 Kiss the Chef!
97(5)
13 Twenty Pounds Down
102(4)
14 The Skinny Girls' Secret
106(9)
MONTH 6
15 The Saboteur
115(6)
16 I Can (Eat Anything), but I Don't
121(6)
17 The Big Three-O
127(4)
MONTH 7
18 Shifts in My Marriage
131(7)
MONTH 8
19 Ain't No Mountain High Enough
138(5)
20 Today, I Am a Medium
143(4)
21 Shift Happens
147(13)
22 Getting Back in the Groove
160(9)
MONTH 9
23 The Dress
169(8)
24 A New Kind of Birthday Celebration
177(3)
25 "Do I See a Slimmer Tory Johnson?"
180(6)
MONTH 10
26 Johnson Family Fun Nights
186(3)
27 The Treadmill Is Not My Enemy
189(9)
MONTH 11
28 ... So Much to Be Thankful For
198(5)
MONTH 12
29 Hello, World
203(4)
30 The Perfect Moment Is Now
207(9)
31 A Marathon, Not a Sprint
216(6)
Epilogue 222(8)
Your Turn to Shift 230