Whether you're a size 2, 12, or 22, it's considered normal to hate your body. Society practically encourages it. But this discontent is really just a way of masking deeper issues such as insecurity, low self-esteem, or a longing for love and acceptance. By focusing on what others tell you are your shortcomings, you miss countless opportunities to feel connected, sexy, and powerful. 'Life doesn't begin 5 pounds from now' brings good news - By changing your thoughts, language, and actions, you can truly begin to love and appreciate your body today. In this book, Jessica Weiner provides real solutions to real problems and helps women everywhere begin to decode the Language of Fat while discovering how to feel good in the here and now. With quizzes, tips, and tools, 'Life doesn't begin 5 pounds from now' offers a step-by-step guide for creating a more fulfilling and positive life.