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Mamaroo

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Great news, thanks for sharing!!!!
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Thanks all - let’s hope I have not jinxed it - she had a meltdown after I pushed speed on mon night and then actually ate tea fairly quick with her dad (I went out because it had got too much for me and younger d). I wonder if we need lots of mini extinction bursts for behaviours. It seems to be we have a meltdown and then a behaviour stops. Let’s hope so and let’s hope I am not jinxing it - will just keep swimming x
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I think the lizzard is moving in soon.
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Ah Tina72

Thanks to CAMHS therapist we may not have a lizard for some time - so fed up with this illness
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Gold star moment - last night, a couple hours after supper, without being prompted or reminded, my d grabbed a snack size chicken shwarma pocket from the fridge, and ate it as she headed out to play with friends!

Something so normal for her friends, but such a big deal for us.


Hooray!
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That’s fantastic - def a gold star moment x
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MamaDo, 
I am so happy for this gold star moment for you and your D. 
We do learn to appreciate these seemingly simple, normal things and they are such a big thing when ED is in the home! 

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MamaDo,
These are the best moments.
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I look forward to a day when I might have a reason to post a moment in this thread.

Reading these moments gives some desperately needed hope.
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KLB,
I know you will have these moments too. That is why these are here , to give us all hope and joy, when the ordinary becomes extraordinary. Please keep hope it does get better.
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As I sit here writing this post I can’t quite believe it’s real. My D who was diagnosed with RAN in Feb 18 was discharged from CAMHS 2 weeks ago and has just received her exam results which have put the biggest smile on her face.
Considering we were in a position where she was struggling to get through the days and during the exam period she was taking paracetamol to get passed the stress headaches to allow her to sit in the exam, she’s got an impressive set of results.
We are super proud that even after almost completely missing this whole school year she has put the biggest smile on her own face. What a relief!!!
For those in the trenches I salute you. Have faith...our kids are more resilient than we think. Xx
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Aw well done - congratulations to your d and to you for bringing her through this. I hope you have a lovely celebration planned
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Thank you Ronson. We had planned a week away to either celebrate or drown our sorrows so celebrate it is! Looking back we feel that during our journey things could turn on a sixpence if you know what I mean. It’s so bizarre that we were in the lowest, darkest place on earth and then how every day brought new and different challenges but then out of no where we arrived here...totally mind blowing.
Thank you for your well wishes. I think about you and a couple of other regular posters on here and am so grateful I’ve got you in my life. Xxx
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That's so exciting!!  So happy for all of you -- enjoy your well-earned celebration - and wishing you many more!!
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I am so pleased for you and also so grateful that I have you all in my life. I hope that one day I can share some proper gold star moments too. Please enjoy your celebrations x
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Teecee, what a lovely moment it must have been to see that smile. Enjoy the celebration.
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Loving all these great gold stars!!

Well deserved and earned teecee! Enjoy!

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Thank you all so much 💕💕💕
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This is my first ever Gold Star Moment post. wooohoooo. FINALLY!

After being a strict vegan and super restricted with foods for a year and a half, hitting an all time low weight between January and March. D has gained 9kg and has NO MORE FEAR FOODS!!!! No more vegan diet either! Still a way to go, but I am so happy to be able to share some positive and progressive news. After a year away from school and friends, D is ready to take the next baby step in reclaiming her life and her true self.

I have found this page to be particularly inspiring and has helped me so much during the countless dark days. I do feel the corner of a veil has lifted.

I love all the Gold Star Moments on here, no matter how small. They are all truly significant.


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Today is a good day Clem. Revel in it - you deserve to have this moment. I hope you get so many more moments like this and they keep on coming. ‘Normal’ is just the best thing in the whole world. I love normal!! Xx
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AMAZING NEWS!!! Both Clem and Teecee!

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Hi all
I’ve been in bed all day with a horrible headache it feels like my head is going to explode [frown]
My gorgeous d (did I mention who is glowing by the way?) brought me home a lovely bunch of flowers to cheer me up :)
LOVE that kid so much!!!
We also find she is eating so much freely now, no bloody meal plan to follow anymore
Yay!!
And after 4 weeks of discharge from hospital she has maintained her weight
So even though I feel like absolute crap I’m also having a few tears of happiness today
Keep feeding everyone it does get better
Big cyber hugs to all that need them x
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Hope your head is better Kali and enjoy your lovely flowers x
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We went to the shop for a crunchie for d and I said we should get a multipack as they are cheaper. She picked up the multi pack and said Mum these are no good they are smaller - so went and got the bigger one - yay 😄
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So here you are Ronson...[wink]
would you ever have expected after THIS week that you will be able to post a gold star moment today?
I am so happy for you all!

And kazi67,
I hope you are better soon and can then enjoy the flowers even more without headache!

I wish you all a nice weekend!
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