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Kali
Clem, You are the one who is brilliant! Keep going! So happy to read your daughter's note and see that her awareness is growing. You are really helping her turn this around.

a fellow roachbuster,

Kali
Food=Love
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Torie
Wow, clem, amazing writing by your d!  I particularly love this:

clem wrote:
Who wants to be on the verge of death and cold, and frail, and seeing stars every time you get up? NOT ME. 


It is SO great that she is fighting WITH you!  Really awesome post.  Thanks.  xx

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

How gratifying! I am moved to tears having my breakfast. We all hate those cockroaches!! So happy for your D!

What an insightful, intelligent STRONG woman!! Oops I meant lion!!

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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wheresmywand
Hi Clem, I've followed your thread for a long time and am so glad to hear about the progress.
Your daughters words brought a tear to my eye
xoxo
17 yr old daughter dx RAN Jan 16, but starting restricting some months before that. Let go too early and now back home gaining weight again, slowly challenging fear foods and entrenched 'healthy, pure' eating habits and behaviours.
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clem
Thanks for the lovely replies everyone. It was so nice to share something positive for once, from an ongoing awful year and a bit of living hell.

Update: Fish now added to the menu. I am very pleased that D has NO MORE FEAR FOODS. She actually said what a nightmare it was for her personally being a vegan.

D is concentrating on how to get back to school socially, as well as academically. I have to say, the school are being just amazing and really want to work with and support D. We will just have to see how this all goes, I know it will add anxiety. D has been more anxious in general over the last week. Baby steps.

The new puppy is doing well for Daisy, but she really has fallen out with existing dogs... such a shame and I am not sure what to do. They are big and boisterous, one is quite grumpy around puppy still, the other is a permanent toddler! I do long for muddy pit to stick my head into.

Health issues have arisen. The constant need to pee (this has always been the case with D, when she is anxious) but it could do with being looked at. She has a potential heart murmur and trying to get her to the hospital for a scan is not an easy task. It's the last place she wants to return to. Also, D has terrible sinus issues (blocked and stuff), so an ENT appointment at the hospital in mid Sept. It does effect her breathing and can't get in deep breaths. Her nose is not runny, very dry. Could all of this be from damage to the body? Not sure, but we'll get her.

Lots of hugs, still swimming, but still a way to go!
D15, Restrictive AN. 5' 8" and 51kg. Diagnosed and hospitalised in Sept 2017 for 9 days. At home since in recovery/relapse/recovery. In the trenches and tackling FBT. Not a vegan anymore!
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ValentinaGermania
Clem, you are doing so great! Look back where you have been a few months ago and what you have achieved!

"I am very pleased that D has NO MORE FEAR FOODS."

I think you need to post that on "Gold star moments" asap!

Tina72
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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Enn

No more fear foods, no more fear foods,no more fear foods!!!

Love it!

this is so great! 
Yes this is an amazing gold star moment!!
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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teecee
Wow Clem, just wow. I’m soooo so pleased that the sunshine is starting to shine in your life again. Your Ds post is awesome. Xxx
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Kali
Hi Clem,

Great going on the fear foods!

It does sound as though she needs to be seen by the dr. if there are any potential heart issues and for the other things as well, the sooner the better.

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Health issues have arisen. The constant need to pee (this has always been the case with D, when she is anxious) but it could do with being looked at. She has a potential heart murmur and trying to get her to the hospital for a scan is not an easy task. It's the last place she wants to return to. Also, D has terrible sinus issues (blocked and stuff), so an ENT appointment at the hospital in mid Sept. 


One foot in front of the other; one day at a time; and you will eventually find yourself far from where you were when you first started this journey. 

warmly, 

Kali
Food=Love
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Mamaroo
Great news Clem, thanks for the update!
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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kazi67
Dear Clem
Finally light at the end of that tunnel!
So happy for both u and your gorgeous d!!
Yes definately a gold star moment!
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