Good Enough to Eat
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The last thing Melanie expected to lose when she went on a diet was her husband.
Former lawyer Melanie Hoffman lost half her body weight and opened a gourmet take-out café specializing in healthy and delicious food. Then her husband left her-for a woman twice her size. Immediately afterwards, she's blindsided by a financial crisis. Melanie reaches out to a quirky roommate with a ton of baggage and becomes involved in a budding romance with a local documentary filmmaker.
In this warm and often laugh-out-loud novel, Melanie discovers that she still has a lot to learn about her friends, her relationships with men, and herself-and that her weight loss was just the beginning of an amazing journey that will transform her life from the inside out..
Grandma and Grandpa Hoffman, looking at an ancient photo album, and having them point out the ancestors. This is Zaide and Bubbe Hoffman, they went to Treblinka. This is Aunt Rivka and Uncle Avrom and their four boys, they went to Auschwitz. Strange names, sepia photos with serious faces, picture after picture of relatives who perished, relatives who died in the marches, who went to the ovens. Grandpa Hoffman had come to Chicago as a baby, his father determined to get out of the ghettos in
if you’re interested, and it works, I’d be able to have you on full-time to run it.” “Really? You’d let me do that?” She seems shocked. “It’s your idea, why don’t you do some research into what other services are available in Chicago, what they provide and what they charge. I’ll pay you an extra few hours to track down the info, and then we’ll see if this is something that makes sense for us. If it does, we’ll see what we need to do to make it happen, and if we get the business, then it can be
sound peevish and peaked and you must STAY THE HELL AWAY FROM ME! Phil and I are going up to Door County this weekend, and I will NOT spend my mini vaca languishing in bed with the sniffles, DO YOU HEAR ME? Go back to bed. I’ll call Delectable and see if she can come in early. But before you go back to sleep, go wake the little pink-haired pixie and tell her to come on down and help. Suggest she go stay with that boyfriend of hers for a couple of days so she doesn’t catch the plague from you.
trust issues, but when it comes to your eating and exercising and things related to your body and your health, I can tell you that any relationship that doesn’t support your process and allow you to deal effectively is not going to be successful.” “I know. Thanks, Carey.” “Do me a favor. Don’t get back on the scale for at least a month. Try to get your focus back, to get back to some exercising. If in a month you check in and are feeling like the problem has become magnified, if you gain more,
watching TV and eating everything in sight.” She smiles. “Yeah. I know it’s stupid, but I thought if I came here and bought enough good food to get me through the weekend . . .” “I know the feeling. On the one hand having no plans for a few days seems like such a luxury. But then you end up sopping up the dregs at the bottom of a gallon of mint chocolate chip with a Twinkie, and suddenly home alone isn’t such a good idea.” “Rocky road.” “Excuse me?” “Rocky road, not mint chocolate chip. Was