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

Welcome to F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum. This is a free service provided for parents of those suffering from eating disorders. It is moderated by kind, experienced, parent caregivers trained to guide you in how to use the forum and how to find resources to help you support your family member. This forum is for parents of patients with all eating disorder diagnoses, all ages, around the world.

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"I have noticed so many parents with kids in the 9-14 age range lately who are being told to back off on calories and supervision because the child has reached “weight restoration” during treatment for an eating disorder. As a family who fed a very young child through puberty, I feel compelled to address this."
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mamabear
I hope this especially helps those of you with kids who have a ton of growth and change to go through. Don’t stop. Keep those fats and calories high! Stay in it for the long game. 
Persistent, consistent vigilance!
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PurpleRain
Love it!
13 yo d started to eat "healthy" September 2018, she had a growth spurt a bit later, followed by tummy bug. She started restricting breakfast and school lunch in January 2019 (that we know). We succesfully refed at home.
I have found inner strenght, patience and compassion that I did not know I had.
Never retreat, never surrender
keep feeding
 
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mamabear
Bump 
Persistent, consistent vigilance!
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