Half-Assed: A Weight-loss Memoir

Half-AssedThink the last 20 pounds are the hardest? Try the last 200.

At age 24 and 372 pounds, Jennette Fulda thought maybe the best way to lose weight was to have her gallbladder removed. Then she decided to work her ass off—literally. In her journey from full-figured to half-assed, she stops only to knock her cat off the treadmill.

Follow Jennette as she loses over half her weight without losing her sense of humor in this light-hearted and inspirational tale. Sometimes the best way to lose weight is to laugh your ass off.


  • Video trailer for Half-Assed
    Book trailer
  • Jennette Fulda on The Today Show
    The Today Show, NBC
  • Jennette Fulda on The Early Show
    The Early Show, CBS

Before and After

  • Jennette Fulda - Before
  • Jennette Fulda - Before
  • Jennette Fulda - After
  • Jennette Fulda - After

What People are Saying

“A winsome, charming memoir of personal discovery.” – Kirkus Reviews

“Touching, funny and sincere.” – Shape Magazine

“A wry and refreshingly level-headed account of a truly awesome endeavor.” – Wendy McClure, author of I’m Not the New Me and The Wilder Life

“Read it and be inspired!” – Jen Lancaster, author of Such a Pretty Fat

“Fulda’s biting humor and no-holds-barred honesty keep you turning pages.” – Women’s Health