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ValentinaGermania
In Munich they proudly announced to have the first vegan kindergarten.
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Tina72
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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Mamaroo
Vegan kindy, that is just not right 😲.

I found another thing the world does not need, school desks with pedals. Have a look:

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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atdt31_US
This meme keeps popping up on my Facebook -- I am guessing (hoping) it is a joke.

 
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Mom of either pre-diagnosis or non-ed underweight 12 yoa (as of March 2018) kid here to learn how to achieve weight gain.  BMI steadily in the mid 12's for nearly her entire life.  Born 2006. UPDATE:  April 2018 diagnosed ARFID, based solely on weight being less than 75% of Ideal Body Weight.  Mildly picky, but mostly the problem is a volume/early satiety issue, along with abdominal discomfort and chronic constipation, all present since birth.  UPDATE:  July 2019 diagnosed with PANS. Dr. said likely started first PANS episode at less than 1 or 2 years of age.  On long-term daily prophylactic antibiotics. BMI now about 16 after period of intense refeeding prior to PANS dx,  followed by stagnation as we sort out what is next. FWIW ED-D is a fraternal twin and we have no other kids.
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Enn
Tina, that is so sad. But it shows us what is going on in the world. 
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XXX
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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stankerous
I find myself much more aware of these types of things now. 😖
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needhelp
True stankerous - I am amazed at all the diet ads on the radio - and cringe at the ones that start with questions about flab hanging over your pants, etc.  Really sad to hear about the vegan kindergarten -- not sure the educational/developmental psychology behind that one - sounds more like it was put together by a group of parents with similar eating philosophies. .. as ADULTS.
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