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

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Yogi13
D said to me last night that she’s not cold anymore...

 At the very beginning when she was at her lowest weight, she would grab my hand (and still does), and it totally freaked me out because her hand was so cold.  We were in the process of finding the right treatment for her, but it was taking time. AN blindsided me, and April is a huge blur of anxiety, terror and many tears.  Her cold hands were a constant reminder of just how ill she was, and my body would tense each time she went to grab my hand-I knew she needed me, but I wanted to run. 

I read somewhere that battling an ED is like climbing a hill made of sand.  Well ED-it’s summer here-bring it on!

Namaste to all of you warriors!

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ValentinaGermania
That is really great, Yogi13. So recovery can come now!
You can climb up that hill of sand. It is exhausting and sometimes you go 2 steps forward and 1 step backwards but in the end you will reach the top.
Go ahead!
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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Enn
It sounds like some great healing is going on, Yogi!
wonderful!
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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Yogi13
I sure do hope so!! 

xx
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Mamaroo
That is a great gold star moment. It's not nice seeing them suffer so much. I'm glad things are improving, just keep on swimming!
D became obsessed with exercise at age 9 and started eating 'healthy' at age 9.5. Restricting couple of months later. IP for 2 weeks at age 10. Slowly refed for months on Ensures alone, followed by swap over with food at a snails pace. WR after a year at age 11 in March 2017. View my recipes on my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKLW6A6sDO3ZDq8npNm8_ww
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