She Got Up Off the Couch: And Other Heroic Acts from Mooreland, Indiana

She Got Up Off the Couch: And Other Heroic Acts from Mooreland, Indiana

Haven Kimmel


After 20 years of burrowing into the nook of the kin sofa, consuming junk nutrition, and interpreting technology fiction, Indiana mom Delonda Jarvis did whatever that stunned her relations: she went to varsity. Or, as her more youthful daughter, Haven Kimmel, writes, she "stood up, brushed away the beef rind crumbs, and escaped by means of the outside of her teeth."

regardless of having no cash, no vehicle, and a green with envy husband, Delonda controlled to acquire a master's measure in English. the previous teenage bride additionally dropped 100 kilos, realized easy methods to force, and have become a breadwinner. yet as she reclaimed herself, her marriage disintegrated.

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