[DWJ] weight (was Bad Mothers (was HP))

Tina liril at gmx.net
Fri May 18 09:15:55 EDT 2007

Kyla responding to Kathleen about weight gain trough healthy country living
> Oh, yes, indeed! That's one of my favorite parts of both The Secret Garden
> and Understood Betsy--in each case, the main character was unhealthily
> scrawny, and when she went to the country and started *doing* things, and
> being outside, and not being hovered over, she started eating and
> exercising and fattened right up.
I just have to pipe in with a "me, too". Same books, same feelings. :-)


PS: I've also liked the beginning of Johanna Spyri's "Heidi" for the 
descriptions of the mountains, fresh air and country food. I generally 
like food descriptions, unless they are of course - obDWJ - by Nan.

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