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