F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum

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Frazzled
I haven’t been on here for awhile but I think I see brain healing after 2 years!!! My daughter is sitting and also lying down during the day. Getting her to sit has been very hard. It kept popping back up after we tackled it over and over. I can’t believe it! She is also able to take on once challenging foods more easily. I am able to educate her on fats and give suggestions without her flipping out on me about it. We are still keeping fats very high and widening variety with food but maybe just maybe there is hope that normal life for her is possible one day. Keep feeding everyone. It’s a long road and some days we want to give up but things do get better. I hope I didn’t just jinx myself because it seems every time I post something positive the opposite happens in the following days.  Wishing everyone the best! xoxo
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LaraB
How incredibly exciting. Really pleased for you. It is so miraculous to witness brain healing. Xxxx
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Enn

Hi Frazzled ,
I would agree with you about the brain healing! So glad you popped in to let us know l how it is going for you. 

It takes time, that is for sure! 

Excellent!

When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.  (Dejan Stojanovic)

Food+more food+time+love+good professional help+ATDT+no exercise+ state not just weight+/- the "right" medicine= healing---> recovery(--->life without ED)
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teecee
That’s brilliant news!! It’s a big moment. I know what you mean about jinxing things 😂😂 
I hope you get more and more of these moments...you certainly deserve it. I love the ‘normal’ things that start to happen. Sitting still is just fantastic!! 
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Foodsupport_AUS
What wonderful news to hear that she is slowly but surely improving. It does seem to take for ever.
D diagnosed restrictive AN June 2010 age 13. Initially weight restored 2012. Relapse and continuously edging towards recovery. Treatment: multiple hospitalisations and individual and family therapy.
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MKR
Hi @Frazzled,

This is definitely a Gold Star moment ⭐!

And if you happen to take a small step back, you are still far up enough to get back on track and enjoy the time with your girl.
Mum's Kitchen

14-y-o "healthy living" led to AN in 2017 and WR at 16. Current muscle dysmorphia.
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Torie
Awesome! Thanks for letting us know. xx

-Torie
"We are angels of hope, of healing, and of light. Darkness flees from us." -YP 
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