Petra James

Helpful votes received on reviews: 89% (34 of 38)
Location: Manchester, England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 84,297 - Total Helpful Votes: 34 of 38
Goodbye, Mr. Wonderful: Alcoholism, Addiction and &hellip by Chris McCully
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hello happiness..., 29 Jun 2013
I read this book when I first started stopping drinking. It helped me to put down the drink completely and stay stopped. I now read it once a year to remind me of how I felt when I first started on the road to recovery. Its an inspiring book. Gritty and realistic. I have bought it for others and recommended it many times as it spoke to me. Chris may not be telling your exact story, but he certainly will be telling bits of it. I recommend it to anyone who wants to find sobriety both emotional and physical. Thanks Chris.
The Ultimate 5:2 Diet Recipe Book: Easy, Calorie C&hellip by Kate Harrison
12 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Simple and Inspiring, 29 Jun 2013
I am a big fan of this diet, having tried every diet ever known and fallen by the wayside (or into the chippy) after a month or so. The reason I love this diet is I CAN go to the chippy if I want - as long as I restrict my calorie intake on two days of the week. I have lost around a pound a week over the last 20 weeks and think this might be a keeper! I got into 5:2 from the original Horizon programme then I read Michael Moseley's book. Then I got Kate's original 5:2 diet book which I found very easy to understand, she even keeps the science simple. To be honest I don't really care how it works, I just care that it works. The age old problem is what to eat on your 500 calorie fast days. At… Read more
The Fast Diet: The secret of intermittent fasting &hellip by Michael Mosley
This is a good book but I didn't find it as easy to read as Kate Harrison's version.
However this was the guy that really kicked it all off in the UK with his Horizon programme, I suggest if you love the science buy this, if you want the easy step by step how to guide then go for Kate's version.