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

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LeahDean_US
Hi all, I'm starting a new thread for people who want to find a roomate for the conference. In previous years, many people have connected on the forum and shared hotel rooms to make the trip more affordable.

johannsue - I moved your post here to start out the new thread.
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johannsue
I would like to attend the conference but need to share a hotel room with someone to make it affordable. Anyone in the same position as I am? Want to share a room?
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kmama65
I don't know if anyone has responded privately or not.. not sure where you are coming from, but I am arriving late Thursday so not sure that that night would work out.  If I can change the bedding request though, then I would be fine sharing on Friday.  Not sure if that helps you though..
Megan Mom to daughter age 14, dx ED NOS age 10.  First period last month finally. ED behaviors not much improved.. still growing and still needs more weight on
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johannsue
Kmama65,
I am also arriving Thursday eve and can only leave Sunday morning so I need a room for Thurs, Fri and Sat nights. Sharing any of those nights is helpful for me. Where would you spend Thurs night?
Thanks, johannsue
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IrishUp
Bumping this so these conversations don't fall off Page 1.
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sunnyday
Just sent an email to Johannsue about possibly sharing a room Thursday evening.  I am arriving at airport at 8:30 pm if all goes as planned.  Would be interested in sharing ride and room
.  Check email.[smile]
Daughter diagnosed 2010 (9th grade) with AN/Binge/Purge.  D. had brewing ED thoughts as early as 4th grade. Constant battle with ED from 2010-present.  Co-morbid anxiety & depression & suicidal thoughts & self-harm.  Most recently in intense DBT/ED program outpatient . Weight restored but not happy about it.
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johannsue
Hello Sunnyday and Kmama65, I have already reserved a room for 3 nights- thurs, fri and Sat. I'd like to share as much as possible. If sunnyday only needs Thurs night and if Kmama65 needs Fri and sat, then we're all set! I"m sure room service can be arranged to change the bed in between. Sunnyday, I'll also respond to your email. Please confirm if this works for you so I don't look for other roommates. Thanks and looking forward to meeting you at the conference. - johannsue
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sunnyday
Just Thursday night works for me.  Hopefully kmama65 still wants Fri/Sat.  I am so glad you reached out about sharing room space.  Can't wait for the conference date.[smile] sunnyday


Daughter diagnosed 2010 (9th grade) with AN/Binge/Purge.  D. had brewing ED thoughts as early as 4th grade. Constant battle with ED from 2010-present.  Co-morbid anxiety & depression & suicidal thoughts & self-harm.  Most recently in intense DBT/ED program outpatient . Weight restored but not happy about it.
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kmama65
Sorry I have not been around much.  I am not staying Sat night - I fly out at 4 something that afternoon.  So if you want to share Friday, please email me.   Also wondering if everyone is doing the dinner thing?  Wasn't sure if I would be up to it, so I haven't made a reservation for that at this point.
Megan Mom to daughter age 14, dx ED NOS age 10.  First period last month finally. ED behaviors not much improved.. still growing and still needs more weight on
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sunnyday
Dear kmama65,

I signed up for the optional dinner.  I figured I am going to need to eat [smile] and it is more opportunity to talk to parents, experts and clinicians if they decide to go.  I think I will also be very tired too.  I am going to attend for as long as it is fun for me.  I hope other parents will be there too.  We deserve to relax with people who understand all the ups and downs related to ED.  I also plan on helping educate anyone to wants to learn more about what it is really like in the trenches.[smile] Hope you decide to attend even if it is for just a short time?
Daughter diagnosed 2010 (9th grade) with AN/Binge/Purge.  D. had brewing ED thoughts as early as 4th grade. Constant battle with ED from 2010-present.  Co-morbid anxiety & depression & suicidal thoughts & self-harm.  Most recently in intense DBT/ED program outpatient . Weight restored but not happy about it.
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