Book Review: It Was Me All Along

When I first saw It Was Me All Along in an entirety of other- perhaps, more thought provoking intoxicating titles it didn’t really stand out to me. I reluctantly decided to give this book a try, and I’m so glad I did! This book is a very candid look into the struggles of a person going through personal defeats and the only way she dealt with life’s’ struggles is by coping with food.  Andie takes us through her journey of bad decisions, struggles, self-defeat, then self-realizations and triumphs. I finished this book feeling inspired, invigorated and hopeful.



It was me all along is a beautifully written memoir by a very talented writer Andie Mitchell. She writes a blog called “Can You Stay for Dinner?” In it, she shares recipes, meals, and stories. She is currently a Social Media Director for

A beautiful and slender young women standing at 5’9, once tipped the scales at 268 at her heaviest, is now a healthy 133 lbs. She writes about her struggle with food and her weight. She had lost the weight but had to cope without the comfort and reliance of food, and was left having to deal with her problems and learn to live without the food that she had become so accustomed to throughout her life. 

Now this is the kind of book that I’d been looking for to feel that exhilaration and lead me on my path to a more healthful and fulfilling life. She was insightful and relatable, and I’m in awe of her slow but steady progress. If you are currently struggling with the same problem then I implore you to have a pen a paper ready, take notes, and take this journey with her in this refreshing memoir.

You can purchase her book on Amazon.

 Best Regards, Erica




I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review. I was not required to write a positive review, all opinions are my own.