Former lawyer Melanie Hoffman lost half her body weight and opened a gourmet take-out cafÃ© specializing in healthy and delicious food. Then her husband left her - for a woman twice her size. Immediately afterwards, she's blindsided by a financial crisis. Melanie reaches out to a quirky roommate with a ton of baggage and becomes involved in a budding romance with a local documentary filmmaker. In this warm and often laugh-out-loud novel, Melanie discovers that she still has a lot to learn about her friends, her relationships with men, and herself - and that her weight loss was just the beginning of an amazing journey that will transform her life from the inside out.