Hot Flashes And Half Ironmans

Rated 5.00/5 based on 8 reviews
Hot Flashes And Half Ironmans: Middle-aged Endurance Athletics Meets The Hormonally Challenged

Women get older, dammit, and sometimes it sucks, especially for women who pride themselves on athleticism and an adventurous spirit. Yes, it can be hard, but middle age doesn’t have to be a flashing red stop light. Join the author -- in spandex -- as she battles her traitorous middle-aged hormones in More

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About Pamela Fagan Hutchins

Pamela Fagan Hutchins writes award-winning and bestselling romantic mysteries and hilarious nonfiction, and moonlights as a workplace investigator and employment attorney. She is passionate about great writing, smart authorpreneurship, and her two household hunks, husband Eric and one-eyed Boston terrier Petey. She also leaps medium-tall buildings in a single bound, if she gets a good running start.

If you like Sandra Brown or Janet Evanovich for fiction or Erma Bombeck for nonfiction, you're going to love Pamela.

Pamela's writing wins a lot of contests. Here are a few:
2014 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Quarter-Finalist (Winner TBA July 21, 2014)
2013 USA Best Books Business: Writing & Publishing Contest
2012 Houston Writers Guild Ghost Story Contest
2012 USA Best Books Parenting/Divorce
2011 Houston Writers Guild Novel Contest
2010 Writers League of Texas Romance Contest

Visit her website http://pamelahutchins.com, or follow her on Facebook http://facebook.com/pamela.fagan.hutchins.author.

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Reviews

Review by: ShellyB on May 05, 2012 :
An empowering story of an every-woman lady (who is also a great story teller) who fights her way through battles with hormone problems and feeling terrible to ultimately training for triathlons. She teaches anyone who reads it that anything is possible and that its worth the effort. When you are done you are going to want to get out and do something for yourself.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Sam Tiger on May 05, 2012 :
I loved this book! This book kept me up all night. They were very heart warming stories, and absolutey hilarious! Love, Love, Love!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Barbara Brown on May 05, 2012 :
Funny stories. It was so heartwarming to read about the joys and struggles of a middle aged woman who wants more than anything to compete in endurance sports with her new husband. Very compelling reading.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Peter Highfield on May 05, 2012 :
An intriguing story that explores issues many older athletes confront. It is an honest look at what it is really like to be an aging athlete. This could help all people, male and female, understand some basic concepts inherent in your changing hormonal physiology.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Jake Plummer on May 05, 2012 :
What a great book!
How many middle aged woman have been stuck in a rut of, I feel terrible, my body hurts, I don't want to get off the couch, I don't want to get out of bed? How many have heard from their doctors, we're sorry but there is just nothing that can be done for you? Well the author does a great job of having us laugh and cry with her on her way to doing a half Ironman triathlon, in the middle of battling with really tough hormonal issues.
What you come away with, including just the satisfaction of a great read, is that you are not alone and that you need to measure success on your terms, not on anyone elses.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Alayah Frazier on May 05, 2012 :
I never have been a huge fan of exercise (okay, that's an understatement), but the way Pamela talks about working and her stick-to-itness is really encouraging. A lot of the stories were simply hilarious. It was also helpful to read about someone else struggling with hormones and still looking at the bright side of things. The author also include a lot of helpful tips to deal with hormonal troubles- really great. I think that anyone who likes athletics or just needs encouragement should read this!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: CT White on May 05, 2012 :
This was a really funny and honest book, the story about the elk was hilarious, I would really recommend this to women over thirty!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Julie Timms on April 29, 2012 :
Hilariously funny! Pamela takes you on her journey as a athlete, wife and woman during perimenopause while training for half marathons and triathlons. She is candid in her struggles even if that means a laugh at her expense. I laughed out loud while reading this book.

She also shares some hysterically funny stories about her husband Eric. One in particular set in a restaurant full of cowboys is so funny, my husband thought I lost my mind because I was crying laughing.

A great buy for a gift, for yourself or for any woman over 30 in your life. Pamela gives her yeast free diet tips, Eric gives bike maintenance tips along with the funny stories. I've already put the tips into use. Hurry, buy the book, you won't be sorry.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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