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Geneen Roth

Geneen Roth’s work has been featured in numerous publications including Ms., Time, New Age Journal, and the New York Times. Her latest book is When You Eat at the Refrigerator, Pull Up a Chair (Hyperion). She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

— From January 2002
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

No Matter What We Eat

The sheet of instructions from the endoscopy center says to drink clear liquids only. They give grape juice as an example. I can’t quite understand how something purple could be clear, but it gives me hope. If grape juice is clear, can melted chocolate be bouillon?

January 2002
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