Greetings to you:
I need to apologize, our blog has been quiet for some months now. I have been completing a book for families, “You Can Fix Your Family”, which should be out in a few weeks. You’ll see my notices on that and a special price for members and US members of this community.
Eating disorders are not voluntary. Nobody would choose to have anorexia, bulimia, or overeating.
Many people ask how they can get their loved one who is suffering from an eating disorder into treatment.
We have written many times on this site about the link between conflict avoidance and eating disorder symptoms. Often people experience a sudden desire to binge or purge when they are in social situations where they feel that they just don’t have a voice. (more…)
We all know and have fought with trying to be “perfect”, and the paralysis that this can lead to. Never being satisfied with anything other than “perfect”, can lead to constantly feeling like a failure and feelings of hopelessness.
A client recently came to me having difficulties filling out the Bulimia Nervosa / Compulsive Overeating Worksheet. She queried how to fill in the ‘Incident’ column. (more…)
A 25 year old woman came for a consultation. Her major concern was her weight – and her obsession about over eating leading which lead to deep feelings of guilt.
Eating disorders are terrible and they just don’t leave you alone. Often people end up feeling hopeless after a brief period of getting better, they find themselves regressing to old, unhelpful eating patterns. (more…)
That Latin phase, meaning sieze the day, has a special relevance for people suffering from eating disorders.
Today is the day to make changes. (more…)
Recently, I received an email from a woman who was very concerned about her sister. Her sister had had extreme symptoms of an eating disorder for many years. (more…)