Melinda Dickey resides in New Port Richey, Florida. She has two children and has been married to her husband Rodney for 26 years. She has a B.A. from Florida Beacon College. She worked many years as a printing sales representative. More recently she has been an ESL (English as a second language) teacher for VIPKid. She is an entertaining motivational speaker and is adept in getting her point across with humor. You will enjoy this book. It is both inspirational and educational. This book is about her journey and how she lost 57 lbs. She has lived it!