Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall

Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall

How I Learned to Love My Body by Not Looking at It for A Year

eBook - 2013
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A scholar and bride-to-be spends a year without mirrors to get a better view of what really matters

When Kjerstin Gruys became engaged, she was thrilled--until it was time to shop for a wedding dress. Having overcome an eating disorder years before, Gruys found herself struggling to maintain a positive self-ℑ so she decided to refocus her attention. Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall charts Gruys's awakening as she vows to give up mirrors and other reflective surfaces, relying on friends and her fianc#65533; to help her gauge both her appearance and outlook on life. The result? A renewed focus on what truly matters, regardless of smeared makeup or messy hair. With humorous and poignant scenes from Gruys' life, Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall sparks important conversations about body image and reclaiming the power to define beauty.
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Group US, 2013.
ISBN: 9781101609057
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 electronic text
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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AL_RACHEL Oct 13, 2017

I'm so vain, you're so vain, and so is our author. She tells a story that is familiar to most, if not all of us. Eliminating the possibility of catching a glance at yourself is more than most people could bear, myself included. She reveals her emotional state during this experience with grace and care.

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