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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islandmum
Hello everyone. I haven’t posted much but follow everything when I can and borrow advice you all give. My D has just come in to the living room and said (after breakfast) “mum I’m still hungry, can I have another piece of toast?”. I know you’ll all appreciate how big a deal that is so just wanted to share. We still have lots of bad days but today feels like we can breathe again 😁
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Foodsupport_AUS
Celebrating here for you. [clapping-happy-smiley-emoticon]

D diagnosed restrictive AN June 2010 age 13. Mostly recovered 10 years later.  Treatment: multiple hospitalisations and individual and family therapy.
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Enn
oh I have tears running down my face!! that is the best!!
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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ValentinaGermania
Hi islandmum,
the first "second plate" than!!! What a victory!!!
We are cheering you! [thumb]
Please keep posting, these little positive things help a lot of parents who are in the early days and cannot imagine that this will ever happen!
A big hug from Germany!
Tina72
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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sk8r31
Always great to celebrate these steps forward!  Hooray!
It is good to not only hope to be successful, but to expect it and accept it--Maya Angelou
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OneToughMomma
Woop woop, doing the happy dance for you!!!

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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islandmum
Thank you everybody xx
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Mamaroo
Great news! Thanks for sharing! [biggrin]
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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