Prescription to kill ED
From "Never Lose Hope" at the Around the Dinner Table online forum:
"Recipe to kill ED (it's a difficult but I think a pretty fool proof
- Get weight up to healthy target range.
- Keep weight in that range.
- Do not lose weight again.
- Do not allow purging or bingeing.
- Keep sufferer safe.
- Get treatment for other psychiatric conditions.
- Teach new coping skills. Don't just tell her to use other coping skills! She
may not have any-if not, she needs to learn them. (My d only had gum chewing
when we started-now we have lots!)
- Be supportive and encouraging!
- Let your d know you are optimistic she is GOING TO have a normal life, and
it won't be in 20 years from now!"