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July 2022

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Your carer questions answered

Friday 1 July

The Carer Coaching team share with you some of the common questions they hear from parents. You may find they are questions that you have found yourself thinking - it really is amazing how much we share even when we feel isolated in this journey.

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June 2022

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Pre-meal Goal Setting

Friday 17 June

EDV's Telehealth Nurse Alison discusses about pre-meal goal setting, a practice that can increase self-efficacy during your recovery journey, no matter what stage!

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Setting healthy boundaries as a Carer

Thursday 9 June

When an eating disorder finds its way into your family it can often feel like you have woken up in a parallel universe, and you may find your normal family rituals, rules, culture feel changed. Focusing on healthy boundaries can help us navigate this frightening time.

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Gabriel's travel story

Thursday 2 June

"Ever since I was little, I always wanted to visit Machu Picchu. I cannot tell you why, but it was something I wanted to do by myself and have one beautiful thing that was just mine. When friends announced their wedding in South America, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to fulfil this dream. I had recently felt that I was in recovery, so I made the decision to travel by myself for the first three weeks of the six-week trip, before meeting up with friends."

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May 2022

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Making friendships work in recovery

Friday 20 May

We know it takes effort on both sides - let's explore what friendship can look like while you navigate recovery.

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April 2022

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What do young people have to say about recovery from an ED?

Wednesday 27 April

"With the benefit of time I can see now how fiercely my family fought for me and how if they didn’t, I might be asking myself the question of “why did no one fight for me as an unwell child”?". Our Carer Coaching team interview two young people who have recovered from an eating disorder about their perspective on treatment and recovery.

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Will I ever win this battle?

Wednesday 20 April

Whether you have been in recovery for 5 weeks or 5 years – it’s likely that you may have asked yourself that question. Telehealth Nurse and Peer Mentor Gemma shares a lived experience reflection on this common feeling of uncertainty.

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March 2022

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A deep dive into comparison

Friday 25 March

We all make comparisons, it’s not unique to people with eating disorders and it’s not only while struggling through one that I made them, I still do. However, the intensity and frequency of comparing myself to others was more significant when I had an eating disorder; I constantly looked at other people and measured myself against them, not only in body but in everything else I’d also found lacking.

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Using the RAVES model as a Carer

Thursday 24 March

As a carer, you may have come across the RAVES model of eating disorder recovery. This model, developed by dietician Shane Jeffrey, explains in practical terms what we are trying to aim toward to ensure our loved one recovers from their eating disorder.

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Navigating pregnancy with an eating disorder

Wednesday 23 March

EDV's own Amy Woods shares her reflections on eating disorders and pregnancy as she waits for the birth of her first child. Amy has lived experience of recovering from an eating disorder.

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