Recommended By Angela

Recommended By Angela

I've read this book twice and gifted it to many women in my life. It is hilarious and not your average "preachy" type health book. Kristann does an amazing job connecting with her readers. Her stories are real and relatable. I found myself laughing out loud all throughout her journey. She talks about the hard stuff but makes it easy to digest and with a humorous spin!
Her nicknames for body parts had me belly laughing. Her dread of working out has me yelling "preach!" Her struggle with weight-loss shows you that true happiness comes from a million other things, not just the number on the scale. Her books are an inspiration and she is such a funny writer!


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Our Favorite Quotes

Challenges, obstacles -- we all have them and we all have ways of dealing with them. My way of dealing with them works great: I face them head on and repress how I feel. Don't judge. Repression works for me.

To thong or not to thong? Is that even a question for a fat girl?

I walked slowly and quietly with my mail and tried not to make eye contact. I could feel him drooling as I walked by. Made me want to pull up my shirt and blind him with the whiteness that is my fat girl stoob.
What is a stoob you ask? It's when your boobs and your stomach fat roll become one. Don't laugh - you know what I say is true.

From The Publisher


From the hit blog The Fat Girl Running…

Climbing Off the Couch is my journey of taking back the β€œF” word. You know the one. That dreaded word everyone is afraid to say out loud.


I put down the Skittles, got off the couch, and embarked on the running experiment of a lifetime. In this collection of blogs, nothing is off the table. From underwear woes to body issues, food and recipes to common tips and tricks, to loss and relationship advice…it’s all there, part of the journey.

I am Kristann Monaghan.
I am The Fat Girl Running.
And I didn’t die today.



Meet Kristann Monaghan at Shameless Book Con 2019 this October!

Tickets available here: Meet Your Tribe

About Kristann Monaghan:

Secretly a Disney villain, Kristann began writing her blog ( as a way to chronicle her weight loss journey. She never dreamed she would soon have over 1K followers on both the blog and on social media. When not avoiding deadlines and stalkers, Kristann can be found in the mountains of Arizona either doing activities that do not require pants or working as a nurse by night. She is currently hoarding Skittles and books in preparation for the apocalypse. Join her and BFF as they plot to take over the world…

I read. I create. I get in trouble. That is me in a nutshell. I live in a snarky, artistic, eclectic world where BDSM and Dark Erotica are high on my reading list. I yearn for a really raw, gritty book where the lead guy/girl is more like a villain and I am left completely mindf*cked. The more the usual lines of morality are blurred, the better. I am an Alice in Wonderland Freak, an Edgar Allan Poe lover and an ocean addicted mermaid. I like originality when it comes to my books. The dirtier, the better. I am here to Discover, Share and Obsess. Join me, will you?

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