Author Dina Marie, whose first book is My Fat Pants Don't Fit: A Mostly True Story of Divorce, Weight Loss, and Finally Finding Self-Love, is a two time, badass #girlboss entrepreneur, creating Delish Gourmet Bath Bakery and KNACK DIY Craft Studio.
In the corporate world she has dominated recruiting efforts for small to mid-size startups. She is a motivational keynote speaker with a fun, energetic, raw, and infectious delivery of stories about life after divorce, extreme weight loss, falling in love—only to have her heart broken into a million pieces—before ultimately finding self-love. Dina continues to build and support the community of amazing women that want to take the leap to create the life of their dreams.
Dina Marie is a proud dog mom to her precious pug, Bean. She is a city girl at heart, calling downtown Durham, North Carolina her home.
You are not alone.
This is not a book about weight loss.
But weight loss plays a key role in this book.
Despite — and in spite of — struggles with extreme weight gain and emotional eating, divorce after a dozen loveless years, falling in love only to be left heartbroken, the fat pants that once didn’t fit no longer define Dina Marie.
With grit and determination, she managed to rise like the phoenix, more comfortable, confident, and beautiful — inside and out —than ever before.
And you can too.
In My Fat Pants Don't Fit: A Mostly True Story of Divorce, Weight Loss, and Finally Finding Self-Love, Dina Marie shares the moments that shaped her journey.
And she shares the ninety-day plan that gave her the power to choose, create her own happiness, replace regret with acceptance, and to ultimately discover self-love.
Funny, honest, real and relatable! Dina openly shares her struggles with weight, love, self-worth and self-love. After two failed relationships and a lifelong struggle with body issues, she digs deep within herself to find the grit and determination to empower herself and create the life she deserves. Join Dina as she takes you on her inspiring and motivational journey.
Many women brave the world of self-examination. Few, like Dina Marie, choose to generously share their stories so that other women can have the opportunity to live their best lives, sooner rather than later. Her book leaves us with not only hope for the well-being of our own lives, but also a framework for making lasting change to the way we choose to value ourselves. That makes it pretty special.”
Acceptance and self-love come from a place of deep awareness of how our life experiences have shaped us. Dina's relatable, raw, and emotional journey drew me in from the very first page. She proves that although we are all products of our past experiences, it’s up to each one of us to choose whether we are victims or victors. This book will show you how to become a victor.