Lory hails from Central Florida but now enjoys life with her best friend, husband Bruce, youngest daughter, Hannah and 4-year-old grandson, Charlie Brown. She is the grateful mother of 3 daughters and grandmother to 7. Mama Linda hails from Florida via Michigan and back to Florida again. Linda is an active community leader and lives wildly close to the ocean with her husband, Craig, of 43 years. Both Lory and Mama Linda take you on a journey through robbery, violent abuse, ignorant tolerance, abandonment, loss, and discovery. This personal and provocative little story is bound to be life-giving for many. "This book reads just like I think" declared most popular current reviewers. Lory shares raw & honestly about how she got stuck in decades of anorexia and broken-hearted living. The dynamic duo uses guided journaling to show others how she got free. Lory has partnered with Mama Linda to author Victory Smells Like Chocolate so that those that are addicted to disordered eating, self-hatred, broken-hearted living and those that suspect someone they love is suffering from freedom or food issues can find freedom. Lory shares honestly about the things that partnered with her in pain and the things that got her free. You will want more of this short, shocking story You will find exquisite dessert recipes a quaint but unexpected treat. But, be warned, once you hear something, you are responsible for that which you hear so that once you read this book you can never again say you didn't know. This book is designed to use guided journaling to remove the barriers so that hurt women can break out of the cycle of pain.