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Mother of 13yo son restricting but no body image issues; inpatient 6 wks Sept/Oct 2015 but lost weight! So emotionally destroyed they agreed to let him home to us. Stable but no progress. Medical hosp to kick start recovery for Feb 2016. Slowly and cautiously gaining weight at home and seeing signs of our real kid.

Swedish proverb: Love me when I least deserve it because that's when I need it most.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence Recovery, then, is not an act but a habit. Aristotle.


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Hi deenl,
I just love this article, thanks for sharing!

I was delighted to read your S is nearly WR on abby's post, & that flexibility is returning.
I am so happy for you!
Onwards & upwards,
Really great news.

Son,DX with AN, (purging type) age 13 in October 2015 ,  (4 months immediate inpatient) ,  Now Phase  2 , making progress every day. Living life to the full like a normal teen. We are not out of the woods yet, but we can see the light at the end of the tunnel, thanks to ATDT.

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Thanks deenl, it is an interesting article. 
I find it interesting how this fits in to the management of our children who have often had extreme weight loss versus those who have had more modest losses, and what that means for their long term physical health. 

D diagnosed restrictive AN June 2010 age 13.5. Weight restored July 2012. Relapse and now clawing our way back. Treatment: multiple hospitalisations and individual and family therapy.

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Written by Harriet Brown, also the author of Brave Girl Eating!
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