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Meal Plans Prevent Neural Rewiring In Eating Disorder Recovery

In traditional treatment for eating disorders, meal plans are the ‘prescription’ every patient who walks through the door is given.  They are the basis that treatment has been built upon for years.  Wherever you live in the world and whether it is eating disorder treatment as an inpatient, out-patient, day patient or something in-between, meal […]

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Things I Wish I Had Known When I First Developed Anorexia….

When I first became ill with anorexia nervosa, I was a 27 year old woman who had never had any form of disordered eating, history of dieting or weight manipulation and I was at a stage in my life where I felt happy and settled.  Therefore finding myself with a severe eating disorder was a […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Eating Disorder Treatment Lower Level Movement / Exercise Motivation Recovery Rewiring

Stop Delaying – Eating Disorder Recovery Will Never Feel OK!!

This morning I woke up to the best message ever in my inbox… a message from another woman, of a similar age to me, who has had anorexia for years, telling me, “Today is the day… I am doing it!!”. … Yes, after a turbulent few days of indecision she is taking the terrifying and […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment – C’s Story

With pride, happiness, strength and a smile, I can say that I have been in recovery for 5 months, and life is pretty great on the other side.  I share with you my story about nutritional and medical rehabilitation where I compare being in the hospital and being in residential treatment.  One place saved my […]

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Eating Disorders – Mental & Life State – Not Weight As A Marker Of Recovery!

Please can we stop using weight as a marker of diagnosis, severity of illness and recover in eating disorders??

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Eating Disorder Treatment Motivation Recovery Weight Changes

Rock The Curves In Eating Disorder Recovery!

I am not sure if you need to hear this but weight gain is actually ok! Over the past few months, from when I truly started recovery properly, I have gained a reasonable amount of weight and I now have curves and lumps and I have bits of me that are unfamiliar and parts of […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Eating Disorder Treatment Lower Level Movement / Exercise Recovery Rewiring

Those Around Us Unintentionally Colluding With The Eating Disorder

With an eating disorder, when sick or when recovering, one of the most frustrating and sometimes hurtful things that can happen, is when people around us unintentionally collude with the eating disorder. Those close to us – relatives or friends can be guilty of this, as can health professionals whose job it is to know […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Ellie’s Story

My treatment journey initially begins quite positively. At 16, when my Mum realised I had a problem I was taken to the family GP who was very understanding and then referred me onto CAMHS and I was seen really quite quickly.  However this is unfortunately where the good points end. I began at CAMHS in […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Becky’s Story

I’ve had an eating disorder from a very young age.   My difficulties really started from about ten years of age but I’d gone through some trauma before then too. When I received the diagnosis of anorexia nervosa I don’t think it sunk in for many years.  I have received some good community support and […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Helen’s Story

I am currently 43 years of age but I first developed anorexia as a teenager I was the stereotypical teenage girl anorexic – food avoidant, hiding under baggy clothing, compulsively exercising in private in my bedroom whenever possible, weighing myself constantly – very much focused on losing weight at all costs, weighing any food that […]