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Well I have not posted for a while and given that there seem to be some new members that are not having a good time I thought I would post an update of our positives lately as hope that it can get better.

My dd over the last month has certainly got her mojo back.  She is in phase 2 (only having control of supper) but conforming with all meals.  She is out with her friends (been to kfc), been to parties, dancing again, attending college interviews, laughing and joking.

At Christmas she ate 2 chocolates intuitively and of her own accord and the other day she asked if we could call at costa coffee for a hot chocolate after her interview!! (she had cream, marshmellows and flakes) she wanted this to replace her supper, but it was more calories anyway.  

I feel like although we still have a long way to go that we may have turned a corner (I am still watching and know we will still have some low times again, I'm sure) but she is blossoming !! She's thinking of the future and says she is wanting to stay well and motivated currently.  I just thought I would share as I cannot believe I am writing this and the difference 14 months seems to have made.  I hope it gives some of you out there in the trenches some hope.  x
17 years old, well into recovery and taking full control of food herself and gaining weight, she's loving life at the minute, it does get better!!
Oh yay, Rayney! So glad to hear the positive report! Great job fighting back against the nasty ED.

Keep up the good work!


"We are angels of hope, of healing, and of light. Darkness flees from us." -YP