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Kat is on a mission to help curvy girls uncover their true potential and lead a life that is Hot, Healthy and Happy.
Since 1994, Kat has worked as an executive in the Financial Services Industry. With an emphasis on marketing and management, her professional experience makes her uniquely qualified in her second career as a curvy girl lifestyle coach.
Kat resides in Folsom, CA with her husband, Scott, and her two dogs, Reggie and Chloe.
Find out more about Kat by going to: www.katbacon.com.
Top Customer Reviews
I do not disagree with and I even applaud her effort to boost big girls' self-confidence. No one should feel bad.
I do disagree with her contention that her weight problem somehow was unavoidable. I also want to point out, I am only calling it a problem because she did. Not trying to make anyone feel bad here.
Here is her quote from the intro of the book:
"I've also had Lap-Band surgery, a medical procedure that creates a smaller stomach pouch and severely restricts the kinds of food I can eat. Despite the fact that I only consume half of what I used to, I'm still curvy!
Now I'm being told by dieticians that I'm curvy because I don't eat enough. I have also been told that if I'm hardly eating, it must be because of my thyroid--except that it's been tested six times, and is fine. A sugar allergy became the next possible culprit, so I went through acupuncture allergy cleansing. It fixed my allergies to grasses but not my fat."
Sugar and non-fibrous foods are the greatest causes of modern obesity. The author was likely told to address her sugar-eating habits, not overcome an "allergy" to sugar. Because every person alive has an "allergy" to sugar, if taken in high enough doses. Just like alcohol; it's harmless in small doses for almost all of the population, but it doesn't take much to get alcohol poisoning. You're not going to get "sugar poisoning" in the sense you get alcohol poisoning. Sugar is like cigarettes; it adds weight (and other health problems) over time.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Love this book - couldn't put it down. Right for any woman at any age and what ever dress size you are. Read morePublished 9 months ago by YASMIN DAWOOJEE
I approached GET MORE DATES THAN YOUR SKINNY FRIENDS by Kat Bacon with a lot of interest because I know there are women and more than a few men who feel as though they are limited... Read morePublished on November 15, 2013 by Cyrus Webb
It was a quick read with lots of simple ideas. I have recommend it to others...won't loan my out. Will hold onto it for future reference.Published on September 8, 2013 by my neighbor
This book was phenomenal. I LOVED the entire premiss. I feel like this is not only a book for curvy women but for any woman of any shape or size. Read morePublished on August 31, 2013 by Taylor
Simply a wonderfully written guide to feeling good about yourself. There is more than just a talented writer here. Read morePublished on August 26, 2013 by Samuel Murphy
First of all, I have to say that I bought this book because a friend recommended it to me - and that I am not curvy. Read morePublished on August 25, 2013 by Emma
I am glad that someone finally spoke out for curvy women. I know myself that dieting is not extremely effective, so I understand the author's struggle to maintain a low weight. Read morePublished on August 24, 2013 by Sagitario
I have to first say this is not the type of book I would normally read. I saw the cover, thought it looked cute and decided to give it a shot. I'm glad I did. Read morePublished on August 23, 2013 by George
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