Thom Slagle’s New Book Offers Readers Weight Loss Hope

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‘Reflections of a Former Fatty’ draws from Slagle’s own experiences.

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Obesity is an epidemic in America,” he says. “It is a key health issue in America and causes not only health risks in the individual, but also increases the cost of health insurance for employers.

With the publication of his new bookReflections of a Former Fatty: How to Win the War against Weight Once and for All” (published by iUniverse), author Thomas Slagle tackles one of the most contentious issues of American culture: weight loss.

“I had tried and failed to lose weight by following traditional diets that were in vogue, yet I couldn’t stick with them because I was expected to give up great-tasting food that I loved,” Slagle says. “I knew I needed a better way if I were to succeed at losing the weight excess weight. This book is a humorous and inspirational in-depth look at the self-designed weight-loss program I created with my family physician that taught me how to develop the willpower I needed to finally win the war against weight once and for all.”

Slagle knows his book is necessary, and not just for personal reasons. “Obesity is an epidemic in America,” he says. “It is a key health issue in America and causes not only health risks in the individual, but also increases the cost of health insurance for employers.”

“Reflections of a Former Fatty”
By Thom Slagle
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 132 pages | ISBN 9781475987089
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 132 pages | ISBN 9781475987072
E-Book | 132 pages | ISBN 9781475987096
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Thom Slagle could never make up his mind as to what he actually wanted to be when he finally grew up. He tried several occupations, none of which really interested or amused him, before settling on life as a writer. In the past 25 years, he has humored himself by writing technical, corporate communications, and grant applications for various companies throughout America, while still pursuing creative ventures. He has also shared his life experiences with others as an inspirational speaker.

Slagle is also the author of “The Common Sense Approach to a Healthy Lifestyle.”

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