For an average working mom like Charla, going on a book tour was both intimidating and exciting. It also turned out to be horrifying. When she saw herself on the screen in glorious, unforgiving HD, it magnified all her flaws, prompted comments from her unadoring fans, and forced her to reevaluate her (lack of) exercise regimen.
In this lively, funny, moving account, a Southern woman shares stories she swore she’d never tell – and ultimately offers some unexpected and universal insight about how pretty takes practice.
Photo credit: Megan Gielow 2014