Bethenny Frankel

Bethenny Frankel is a five-time bestselling author. Her books include Skinnygirl Solutions, Skinnydipping, A Place of Yes, Naturally Thin, and The Skinnygirl Dish. She is the creator of the Skinnygirl brand, which extends to cocktails, health, and fitness, and focuses on practical solutions for women. Visit her at

Books by this Author

I Suck at Relationships So You Don't Have To
Skinnygirl Cocktails
Skinnygirl Solutions
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Author Voices

February 14, 2009

My favorite time in my life was during grammar school when my life revolved around roller-skating. I went to a private Catholic school, and everyone was into classic rock and roll like The Rolling Stones and The Doors. I had no interest in that whatsoever, which began my alter ego of a disco bunny rollergirl.

My secret roller-skating life existed at Hot Skates, a roller rink in the next town over from mine. I would be dropped off there in the morning and I would do the 9 to 11:30 am, 12 to 2:30 pm and 5 to 7:30 pm sessions. During each session would be a couples skate, free skate and competitive races. I was always competitive and I would always... see more