Bridget Jones's Diary

by Helen Fielding | Women's Fiction |
ISBN: 0141000198 Global Overview for this book
Registered by aetm of Austin, Texas USA on 9/25/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by aetm from Austin, Texas USA on Wednesday, September 25, 2019
"Meet Bridget Jones—a 30-something Singleton who is certain she would have all the answers if she could:
a. lose 7 pounds
b. stop smoking
c. develop Inner Poise

"123 lbs. (how is it possible to put on 4 pounds in the middle of the night? Could flesh have somehow solidified becoming denser and heavier? Repulsive, horrifying notion), alcohol units 4 (excellent), cigarettes 21 (poor but will give up totally tomorrow), number of correct lottery numbers 2 (better, but nevertheless useless)..."

Bridget Jones' Diary is the devastatingly self-aware, laugh-out-loud daily chronicle of Bridget's permanent, doomed quest for self-improvement — a year in which she resolves to: reduce the circumference of each thigh by 1.5 inches, visit the gym three times a week not just to buy a sandwich, form a functional relationship with a responsible adult, and learn to program the VCR.

Over the course of the year, Bridget loses a total of 72 pounds but gains a total of 74. She remains, however, optimistic. Through it all, Bridget will have you helpless with laughter, and — like millions of readers the world round — you'll find yourself shouting, "Bridget Jones is me!""

I saw this as a movie ages ago in Spanish, then I think later in English... and one of the rare cases where the movie was better, as a comparison after having read the book maybe 10 years ago...

Journal Entry 2 by aetm at — Little Free Library, see notes in Austin, Texas USA on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Released 1 mo ago (9/25/2019 UTC) at — Little Free Library, see notes in Austin, Texas USA

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