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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 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 […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – M’s Story

A Favourite Quote Of M’s   First off, I want to say I DO understand that any institutional setting or group program is limited in what it can offer people. Any kind of food service in a group setting has to be structured to meet the needs of staffing limitations and food safety issues.  This […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Hat’s Story

  I was an inpatient three times in three different treatment centres / hospitals when I was 15-16 years old, after developing Anorexia age 12. It’s hard to even put into words how damaging these occasions were for me and they did far more harm than good for both my physical and mental well being […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Claire’s Story

Well, I have got an awful lot to say, so beware!! I am 46 and have had an eating disorder since age 24. My inpatient treatment started last year, in May, in a hospital in the UK.  So much of the experience didn’t help that I don’t know where to start!! Firstly, though, the staff […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Lucy’s Story

I have had a few experiences of inpatient treatment for my eating disorder from ages 13 – 18 years. One of these was a mixed adolescent ward with different young people with a wide range of mental health issues and the others were specialist units for eating disorders. I found all of the places I […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Hadley’s Story

I have lived with anorexia for over a decade.  I have spent years trying to recover and had a variety of treatment experiences. My inpatient treatment experience was in a well known hospital in the USA.  There we were allowed to pick our food options, in fact we had a whole hour to meal plan […]