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

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After 11 months of refeeding, my AN son says to me, “mom I really liked dinner.” 😳 Tonight’s dinner included rice. Not too long ago, when I served him rice, he threw a royal fit and looked at me like I was Satan. After a brief moment of shock, I kept my cool, and casually replied, thank you. I have tears in my eyes. I can’t remember the last time my tears were joyful tears!

I am eternally grateful to all of you on this forum! You gave me strength I didn’t know I had at my lowest of moments! You have been my advisors, counselors, and friends! 💕
So happy for you!! 💗 Thank you for sharing also, you give us hope! I agree in every way with all of the wonderful support on this forum.

I hope you have many, many happy tear moments in days ahead.
This is a great gold star moment!
Good job!
Savour it, this is a beautiful day!!
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)
Hooray!!! That is wonderful news!!
Oh yay!  So very happy for you and your son!  Thanks so much for taking the time to let us know. xx

"We are angels of hope, of healing, and of light. Darkness flees from us." -YP 
Thank you workingthrough, scaredmom, cm72, Torie, and mimi321. I couldn’t wait to share a celebration instead of a concern with all of you! Thank you!
Thanks parker12, it is great that you shared that with us. It helps those in the dark days to see that the fight is worth it!
We are doing the happy dance for you here! You are a warrior!
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
Whoop whoop 🙌
Those moments are gold!