Yes folks, despite my horrendous anxiety, I was able to overcome my feelings of intense dread and apprehension and actually visit with friends not once BUT TWICE this week. Both times I actually considered calling it off and sticking to the comforting but rather inflexible daily routine I bide by. Fortunately, the tiny healthy [...]
I am SUPER excited I got to do this Q&A video because these are honestly my favorite kind of video to do. In this Eating Disorder Q&A video I discuss the importance of inpatient care for adults (18+) with eating disorders, anxiety issues and how I attempt to cope with them, as well as [...]
For a very long time parents have been blamed for their child's eating disorder. Clinicians working with eating disorder patients regularly performed "parentectomies" and made it a point to limit the parent's involvement in their child's treatment. Fortunately today physicians, psychologists, and dietitians are realizing the importance of involving families in eating disorder treatment. But [...]
I hate to say this, but it most of the times when I compose a blog post, the post usually paints a picture of an event that has caused me tons of internal anguish. Believe it or not though, today's entry on yesterday's (Sunday's) experiences is not going to be one laden with sorrow or [...]
MinnieMaud is a type of non-evidence based treatment protocol for those suffering from a restrictive eating disorders, like anorexia nervosa. Because of it's do-it-yourself style, I think many eating disorder sufferers find it quite appealing. No one wants to go into a treatment center and lose complete control over their food intake, so when folks [...]
If only more people knew this . . .