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Voices of Lived Experience of Eating Disorders

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Inspiration, lessons, insights from the people who have lived experience of having or supporting someone with an eating disorder

You Saved My Daughter’s Life

By Eliza Wilkins You saved my daughter’s life. Thank you and I am grateful are too weak, too formal for what I feel, but they…

The Canary’s Song

By Veronica Since my daughter has been able to speak, she has been singing.  When she woke up in the morning, the first thing she…

F.E.A.S.T: They Know Because They Have Been There

By Sue James When my daughter was diagnosed with an eating disorder 2 years ago, I was consumed with so many emotions running through my…

Death to the Diet Industry

By Katie Maki (AKA mamabear) (This was a post on F.E.A.S.T’s Around the Dinner Table Facebook forum.) WW (Weight Watchers) for me resulted in orthorexia.…

Anorexia: The Whisperer

By Charlotte “I’ve never gone away. I am resilient, I am patient, I’m waiting for my moment to return. I’ll sneak in when no one’s…

I Am Eternally Grateful to F.E.A.S.T.

By Claire Sheth In March 2020, I started seeing the signs… a few too many miles run; too many baked goods made, but too few…

You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

By: Neveen Radwan A year and a half ago, my then 15 year-old daughter was diagnosed with anorexia. It was the beginning of the Covid…

Why I Am Thankful to F.E.A.S.T.

By Jenni Gaines It’s a blur-the very beginning of my daughter’s eating disorder. The traumatic moments stand out as things I can’t forget. The kinder…

Anorexia and Comorbids

By Martina Candiago, Windsor, Ontario, Canada When our child suffers with an eating disorder, this often comes attached with other co-morbid conditions, such as anxiety,…

Looking For Evidence

By Sue James, F.E.A.S.T. Parent Volunteer As an RN I’m very passionate about evidence base. It makes so much sense to use it if I…

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