Saturday, August 25, 2012 1 comments
It was a good day all the way around. My oldest actually ate at dinner and didn't seem to have any reservations. She even put butter on her baked potato. She asked when she could stop going to the doctors. I took this moment to talk about th... Read more
Friday, August 24, 2012 3 comments
I had a dream, really a nightmare, last night that my oldest died because of an eating disorder complication and woke up crying. I went to her and asked her if she's been doing her part to do better and explained that I had a bad dream. (I'm ... Read more
It's still going good.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 1 comments
It seems like it will be a good year. Some challenging behaviors in my class, but that's what keeps the job interesting! It's also a great way to see progress. High, but obtainable expectations along with fun, positive teaching should make th... Read more
Surviving and it's getting better.
Monday, August 20, 2012 4 comments
Well, I survived my first day of school with my new students. It looks like it will be a good year. There will be some challenges, there always is, but that's what makes teaching interesting! I got home to burgers on the grill, fresh ga... Read more
A good day!
Saturday, August 18, 2012 2 comments
After having a somewhat stressful week, Saturday was great. My oldest is in a soccer tournament and has 2 wins and 1 loss. She is very happy and seems to be eating better. She has always said that she's "better" when she's with her team. Hop... Read more
Friday, August 17, 2012 4 comments
Today was a reality check for me. I weighed in and I'm toward the lower end of my weight range, which normally would make me happy. However, now that my daughter has been diagnosed with an eating disorder, it doesn't seem all that important. ... Read more
Thursday, August 16, 2012 1 comments
I'm getting ready for Back to School night and for two doctors' appointments tomorrow. We go back to the dietitian and psychologist for my oldest. We'll see their perspective. It's hard being patient with her, at times. However, I'm doing my... Read more
Being productive and patient
Monday, August 13, 2012 3 comments
I don't officially start work/school until tomorrow, but I put a full day in today. I got a lot done!! My oldest brought me a black bean and rice burrito from Taco Bell for lunch. She ate four bites and "was full." She said she felt sick bec... Read more
Still at it
Saturday, August 11, 2012 2 comments
We are taking it day by day. My daughter changed one of her goals from eating three times a day to not purging. I guess that's a step, but it's still hard to see her eat so little. She is also complaining about tracking her food. The dietiti... Read more
Day by day
Thursday, August 09, 2012 5 comments
We are taking this eating disorder day-by-day. My daughter is doing her "homework" from her dietitian. She's had to tweak it a little, but she is open to recovery and seems to be trying. She knows we love her and that her family is there to s... Read more
Got the news today.
Monday, August 06, 2012 9 comments
I took my oldest daughter to the doctor for her eating disorder. I thought it had been going on for a year or maybe two, but I found out it has been going on for four years. She restricts calories and also binges/purges. I was surprised. Not... Read more
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