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Thought people might find this interesting:
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/23/great-thunberg-malena-ernman-our-house-is-on-fire-memoir-extract
Currently no light; only tunnel 🙁
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MKR
Thank you @CED123, what a great find!
Mum's Kitchen

14-y-o "healthy living" led to AN in 2017 and WR at 16. Current muscle dysmorphia.
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Kali

Thanks for posting! I find her to be such an inspiration and definitely want to read the book her mom wrote. I went to one of Greta Thunberg's Friday climate strike marches and it was really uplifting. There were tons of kids there. How wonderful that her family is able to support her the way they do.

I made some small changes after thinking about her work. I no longer use plastic bags for food shopping and use shampoo and hair conditioners bars which don't come in bottles, (each bar saves 3 plastic bottles). I already drive a hybrid car which I think everyone should!

I think if we all considered what changes we could make at home, even small, it is a start.

warmly,
Kali

 

Food=Love
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melstevUK
I thought Greta was looking thinner than before recently and wondered if she was becoming anorexic. Not surprising to see that she was before in her life. They will have to be vigilant. It will be very easy for her to fall back down the rabbit hole, poor thing. 
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Theodore Roosevelt.
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ValentinaGermania
I dont like the marketing around her. Too many people make money with that and the parents in front row.
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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LaraB

She is fabulous. Speaking truth to power and to the masses. i avoid driving now as much as possible and take public transport. 

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Enn
She is so young and has had a lot of issues to deal with in her youth- I don't know how I would have coped having her issues for sure. Her life has not been an easy path, nor for her parents who take care of her with love and support. 
She is a young WOMAN (woo hoo!!)  with a good voice, strong voice of reason and caring for the whole world. If she is helping the world and raises awareness, and things change, we all profit from her message.  I am sure having the spotlight on her, not just good but also the very bad tweets etc about her is not easy. I wish her further strength and health to continue to challenge our thinking. "Out of the mouth of babes". 
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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MKR
I believe it is her rather black-and-white thinking that got us to sit up and listen. We need to go back to basics sometimes. 

But what struck me was the hard time the family had to go through. 
Mum's Kitchen

14-y-o "healthy living" led to AN in 2017 and WR at 16. Current muscle dysmorphia.
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nxk0707
This is called grit, a characteristic that is difficult to teach and hard to cultivate.  It is similar to resilience and when combined with focus and determination, leads to people like Greta, arguable the most important person in the world at the moment.  It would be foolish to ignore her.
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debra18
I think the story sounds strange as it is presented. She got an eating disorder after being bullied and suddenly recovered when she found her mission in life. Am I missing something?
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teecee
I fear for her being in the spotlight. As a carer of someone with an ED I would be out if my mind with worry about my D in that situation. Heath is so important and above anything. 
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ValentinaGermania
teecee wrote:
I fear for her being in the spotlight. As a carer of someone with an ED I would be out if my mind with worry about my D in that situation. Heath is so important and above anything. 


This is why I think her parents should not sell her that way.
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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