the beautiful village of Nimativ and meet the Portly family.
Author Terlene D. Terry-Todd presents
A Healthy Choice Story—Sweetie’s Healthy Start.
light-hearted tale fit for the entire family, the author brings
to light the importance of having a healthy lifestyle. She takes
you into the home of the Portly family and reveals the bad
health choices of each family member.
Bese Portly smokes horrible green cigarettes one after another;
Mrs. Patricia Plump Portly only eats fried foods; their son
Craven craves only processed foods; and their daughter Sweetie
only eats the most sugary foods she can find.
member of the family has very poor health habits, they never
exercise or get any fresh air. Sweetie encounters an energetic
friend on TV that helps her realize the poor state of her
health. Dramatic changes begin to occur as the Portly family
discovers the joys of healthy eating, exercise and family fun.
Join them on this healthy journey and uncover their unique and
About the Author
Terry-Todd is a creative writer who has written over twenty
children’s plays. Her inspiration for this book came from her
need to stress the importance of healthy living, with the hope
of changing the statistics on adult and childhood obesity. She
plans on completing her series of healthy choice stories, and is
working on a CD of original songs for children that focus on
fitness and making healthy choices. Terlene currently resides in
Sterling, VA with her husband and daughter.