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Faddywrite
Woohoo my daughter ate a large slice of pizza with her tea. She knew it was happening and wasn't happy but did it!! I didnt force her to eat two slices but we will have puzza again within a week. 
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Ellesmum
Faddywrite wrote:
Woohoo my daughter ate a large slice of pizza with her tea. She knew it was happening and wasn't happy but did it!! I didnt force her to eat two slices but we will have puzza again within a week. 


Pizza! Fantastic, so happy to hear this, so normal to eat pizza, so amazing in our circumstances, here’s to many more slices in the future xx
Ellesmum
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cm72
Pizza is so hard! Congratulations!
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Faddywrite
Ellesmum wrote:


Pizza! Fantastic, so happy to hear this, so normal to eat pizza, so amazing in our circumstances, here’s to many more slices in the future xx


Thankyou, yes and we enjoyed it too! Going to serve it again next week to make sure it becomes less and less scary.
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sk8r31
Brilliant!  The 'pizza test' is a good measurement of moving forward in recovery.  I always found it useful and important to serve a 'fear food' multiple times and within a reasonably short time span, to help move it off the 'fear' list.  So your idea of serving pizza again within a week sounds like a great plan.  Wishing you well...

Warmly,
sk8r31
It is good to not only hope to be successful, but to expect it and accept it--Maya Angelou
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Mamaroo
Great news! Yes, pizza is one of the hard one, my d let a lot of the toppings 'fall off' still, then I have to 'remind' her to eat it.
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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tina72
Yeah!!! I do the happy dance for you! Do not wait too long to serve it again! And again. And again.
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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smileymum
Been following your journey, Faddywrite and I hear just what a big deal this is. I wonder if your hearts (your ds and yours) were pumping as you served it. But, you said you were going to serve it and you did. Huge win. Well done to you and your d. ED got a kicking yesterday in your house. Here's to more slices smothered in cheese. xx
Smileymum
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Faddywrite
sk8r31 wrote:
Brilliant!  The 'pizza test' is a good measurement of moving forward in recovery.  I always found it useful and important to serve a 'fear food' multiple times and within a reasonably short time span, to help move it off the 'fear' list.  So your idea of serving pizza again within a week sounds like a great plan.  Wishing you well...

Warmly,
sk8r31


Thank you! Got to try and get her to try a small slice of cheese cake on Sunday, eek! Fat and sugar in one slice!!! Yesterday I served out a third of a quiche for her instead of a quarter and she normally protests about this due to the pastry, but she ate it. However part way through she did snap at me "You didn't add butter to these baby potatoes did you?" I just said. My d replied "How much?" I mad a small circle shape with my fingers but actually it was much bigger!!!
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tina72
Tell her cheese cake is made from curd and that is very healthy for the bones 😉.
When my d asked wether I added something to a meal I always answered "I did the potatoes like I always do, I am 46 years old and I know how to do it" so I did not have to ly.
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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OneToughMomma
Oh, that is wonderful, Faddywrite!  Very, very well done!

xoOTM
D in and out of EDNOS since age 8. dx RAN 2013. WR Aug '14. Graduated FBT June 2015 at 18 yrs old. [thumb]
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