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Eating Disorder Treatment Recovery

#ChangeEDTreatment Petition

It is official. I am finally so sick of hearing stories from incredible people around the world, bravely doing battle with powerful eating disorders but receiving terrible treatment that I felt it was time to take more action. Adult eating disorder treatment worldwide is largely inadequate and things are changing too slowly.  I am aware […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Recovery

Eating Disorder Treatment Needs To Listen To The Patients

Eating disorder treatment needs to evolve and listen to the patients! Too many people, like myself, are leaving traditional treatment in order to recover because treatment is not providing the treatment approach that is so necessary. Others are taking the eating disorder services offered but having to find the courage to go beyond the teachings […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Eating Disorder Treatment Fear Foods Lower Level Movement / Exercise Motivation Other Eating Disorder Behaviours Recovery Restriction Rewiring Weight Changes

Eating Disorder Recovery Using A Fast Approach

Over the years I had treatment attempts for my eating disorder using the traditional low and slow approach – always leaving me at partial weight restoration and in a quasi recovery but never getting me recoverED! In treatment it was ingrained that we gain 0.5-1kg a week on meal plans that were restrictive and the […]

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Emotion Motivation Recovery

An Angry Post!!

Today I got very angry at the eating disorder… perhaps nothing unusual about that. But tonight it’s not so much my eating disorder I am angry at. I’m pissed off about every eating disorder out there. I am mad at this illness for the pain I know so well that it has inflicted and is […]

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Anxiety In Recovery Eating Disorder Treatment Fear Foods Motivation Recovery Restriction Rewiring

Fear Of Being Underfed In Recovery

When accepting help creates terror but it’s not why you think. I have just had one of those dawning moments that make some of the recovery fears a little clearer. I consider myself an inadvertent victim of the traditional treatment I’ve received ‘help’ from in the past. Models where meal plans were barely adequate to […]