THE SHAPE OF US

Lisa Ireland PanMcMillan

Despite excelling at university, Mezz has ended up the second-choice doctor in a two-doctor town. Miserably overweight, she knows it’s only a matter of time… Jewels  runs a successful business and lives in her dream house. All she needs to make life complete is a baby. She’ll do anything… Ellie’s life looks perfect on Facebook. But her world in Canberra is dull: and her wide waistline is testimony to just how small life has become. Kat’s baby is her world. As a Bosnian refugee, she wants nothing more than a stable, happy life. The four meet in an online weight-loss forum. As the kilos disappear but their problems don’t, they begin to realise that weight-loss might not be the key to happiness…