I must say that I am so grateful that my labor of love, The Doughnut Diaries, has received such positive reviews on Amazon. This is my first book.  It expresses my innermost feelings. I am so happy that, so far, it has resonated with the readers. I definitely want to thank those readers who took their time to publish an Amazon review. I strongly believe that my message is an important one to hear and encourage all of my readers to write an honest review. All my reviews can be found on my website, the first 7 Amazon reviews are listed below:

Top reviews from the United States

Susan Schmidt
5.0 out of 5 stars

Body Image Issue…Read This!Reviewed in the United States on October 19, 2021
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If you have been working on your body image unsuccessfully, then you just need to read the new book, The Doughnut Diaries: A Personal Trainer’s Tale of Being Every Size From 12 Through 0 by Rachel Lavin to find answers you have been searching for! This easy-to-read book that covers Rachel’s struggles with dieting, bingeing and body image will transform your personal power and feelings of insecurity and self-loathing. She has been able to change her self-image and love her body without believing in society’s hype. So can you!


Luis Vicente Garcia
5.0 out of 5 stars Your personal Diary to imporving your eating habits.

Reviewed in the United States on October 19, 2021
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The Doughnut Diaries, as it name suggests, is a tale that many of us have had to learn, maybe without help. This is a Personal Trainer’s Tale that is useful for everyone as we learn how to improve the way we eat, diet and learn along the way. It is the new way to dieting without the suffering part and as Rachel Lavien tells us, we improve our life in many ways.


michael erkiletian
5.0 out of 5 stars Inspiring!!!!!!

Reviewed in the United States on October 28, 2021
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What an inspiring book!!!! I could totally relate to what Rachel Lavin was writing about. I LOVED her honest, raw and real stories about what most people deal with regarding body image and relationships with food. Thank you, Rachel, for writing an amazing book!! Can’t wait to read more!!


5.0 out of 5 stars Great read!

Reviewed in the United States on October 21, 2021
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A great read! I highly recommend!


Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Body Image and Self-Love

Reviewed in the United States on October 19, 2021

Many are struggling with body image and self-esteem and self-love. Author Rachel Lavin sheds light on societal expectations that shape our beliefs about body image. She has done the inner work to literally get to the heart of the matter and return to love. Thanks to Rachel, those struggling with body image can gain clarity, release negative emotions, and ultimately take back your power!


Debbi Dachinger
5.0 out of 5 stars A Body Positive Healing Read!

Reviewed in the United States on October 18, 2021

the author divulges many valuable lessons on body image and the hard emotional work she did to give herself clarity and allowed herself to take back her power to grow her self-love and body positivity.


Tonijean Kulpinski Naturopathic Practitioner and best selling author
5.0 out of 5 stars Uplifting and so Satisfying

Reviewed in the United States on October 19, 2021

This book was well written to bring hope and encouragement to anyone that grew up with an image conscious state of mind. The author really expresses how to overcome this battle and shine just as you were beautifully made.