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EPUB ç ñ Laura Dockrill Sixteen year old Bluebelle also known as BB or Big Bones lives her life unapologetically She loves life She loves foodWhen BB has a worse than usual asthma attack her mom insists she go to the doctor There she is told that I don't want to write negatives reviews any but I'm just going to highlight this one for massive ableist trigger warning Basically a secondary character has an accident and ends up in a wheelchair causing the protagonist to a freak out so much she stops eating b keeps talking about how life is so short and we should all be physical and move around while we can in case we end up in a wheelchair Ithis is just so hella offensive And that's only one thing I'm furious about soSolid no Having a disability is not the end of your life

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PDF Ú BOOK Big Bones FREE ò MBJUK » Sixteen year old Bluebelle also known as BB or Big Bones lives her life unapologetically She loves life She loves foodWhen BB has a worse than usual asthma attack her mom insists she go to the doctor There she is told that she is overweight no surprise and prediabetic big surprise and must lose weight Ngs get seriously complicated Suddenly losing weight and moving are the least of her worries As for the food diary though BB doesn't just document what she's eating she documents what she's feeling and she has a lot to say My Ideal Boyfriend is a Croissant follows 16 year old BB as she deals with the aftermath of a terrible asthma attack that very nearly killed her She's told by her doctors that since she has been deemed medically overweight and prediabetic the best thing she can do is eat healthier and exercise in order to improve her health BB agrees to make an effort but when an unexpected family tragedy occurs losing weight becomes the last thing on her mindI DNFed this at 10%Perhaps that was a mistake for maybe it would've eventually gotten better but all I know was that it was impossible for me to put up with the cruelty and neglect of certain groups of people found in this bookLet me start this review by talking about BB our protagonist and the main source of my dislike of this novelI had no appreciation for BB whatsoever She had no empathy for other people and it seemed like she was constantly contradicting herself which was uite odd At one point in the book when she was told by a nurse that she had an unhealthy relationship with food and that she was medically obese BB totally denied it even after previously mentioning several times might I add how she knew she was overweight and how she knew she had the tendency to eat unhealthily Super confusing In addition whenever she narrated it seemed like she would just randomly change the topic of conversation without any build up Weird And it gets worseBB was also very ignorant and cruel towards individuals who struggled with eating issues different than her own She referred to people starving themselves of food as shallow and vain and accused them of only caring about being thin This brands eating disorders as just wanting to be skinny which is extremely problematic because no that is not always what eating disorders areSince I stopped reading this book pretty early on I don't know whether BB developed as a character or not but I don't really think that matters BB already said some very offensive things towards certain communities of individuals so I think that the damage has already been done and that no level of character growth could really make BB likeable at least in my perspectiveAnd even though BB was my main problem with this book I still don't think I would have enjoyed it had she been replaced with a likeable MC The writing itself was not very mature and it lacked a certain flow to it that resulted in the sentences sounding choppy and poorly composedAnd before I wrap this review up I think I should just throw it out there that the author really misrepresented medical professionals in her writing The nurse that BB interacts with throughout the book is very rude mean and awful towards her She body shames her and even goes to the extent of calling her fat which isn't empowering in the least contrary to what the book's synopsis says I've been to enough doctors in my lifetime to know that this is not the way they are trained to treat their patients I don't know if the author did this just for the sake of drama in the book but it really only made me a reader feel deeply uncomfortableOverall I really didn't enjoy My Ideal Boyfriend is a Croissant I found it to be uite harmful and neglectful of real world struggles I'm really disappointed that I didn't like it for I was so excited to get my hands on a novel brimming with body positivity and empowerment But alas this book just wasn't all it was cracked up to be I can't say I recommend it

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Big BonesShe is overweight no surprise and prediabetic big surprise and must lose weight move and keep a food diary To get out of this immediate health crisis she agrees to make an effortThen a tragedy occurs in the family and thi what a perfect first read for the year We all set weight loss goals at the start of each year And here is Bluebell who loves food and is happy with the way she looks When she is told to keep a food diary for the summer she is not a happy camper but soon it becomes part of her day Each chapter is a different food how she feels about it and how it makes her feel She loves the preparing the cooking and the eating of food She is funny and sweet and a bit crazy when she is upset I loved Bluebell aka Big Bones and now that I have finished her story diary I miss herI am proud to be a girl Because that's a fact But prouder that I love myself Because that's a choice pg 302