Managing Christmas with an eating disorder.

Even though Christmas is just one day of the year, managing the whole ‘festive season’ can be very difficult.  Chocolate advent calendars, candy canes, mince pies, roasted chestnuts, figgy pudding, turkey roast…’tis the season for feasting.  But for someone with an eating disorder this can be very daunting.  Turn on the television and you’re greeted by an advert for sumptuous Christmas fare; go to the supermarket and you’re bombarded by brightly-packaged goodies; brave a party and you’re confronted by a towering pile of buffet food; go to a family gathering and you’re offered food, food and more food.

WHAT RECOVERY LOOKS LIKE… PART 1

Huge thanks to Sophie Richmond (find her on instagram @balancing_bambi) for this amazing series of posts on Recovery from an Eating Disorder. Sophie is not currently a nutritional professsional or therapist but is going to be studying an MSc in Clinical Nutrition and Eating Disorders at UCL from September. I am sharing these posts as […]

Begin typing your search term above and press enter to search. Press ESC to cancel.

Back To Top