Life Without Ed

Life Without Ed
Author: Jenni Schaefer
Release: 2014-01-31
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780071834230
Language: en
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The 10th Anniversary Edition of the book that has given hope and inspiration to thousands who are dealing with eating disorders "If you or someone you love has an eating disorder, this is the book to read." —Dr. Phil Jenni had been in an abusive relationship with Ed for far too long. He controlled Jenni’s life, distorted her self-image, and tried to physically harm her throughout their long affair. Then, in therapy, Jenni learned to treat her eating disorder as a relationship, not a condition. By thinking of her eating disorder as a unique personality separate from her own, Jenni was able to break up with Ed once and for all. Inspiring, compassionate, and filled with practical exercises to help you break up with your own personal E.D., Life Without Ed provides hope to the millions of people plagued by eating disorders. Beginning with Jenni’s “divorce” from Ed, this supportive, lifesaving book combines a patient’s insights and experiences with a therapist’s prescriptions for success to help you live a healthier, happier life without Ed. This 10th anniversary edition features a new afterword as well as sections devoted to family, friends, and supporters; how treatment professionals can use the book with their patients; and men with eating disorders. "Of all the great books written on eating disorders, none has had a wider reach than Life Without Ed. Those suffering have found connection and hope, family members have found understanding and empathy, professionals have learned from it and praised it. It will remain a classic for decades to come." —Michael E. Berrett, PhD, psychologist; CEO and cofounder of the Center for Change; coauthor of Spiritual Approaches in the Treatment of Women with Eating Disorders "[Life Without Ed] was the first [book] to teach readers that they can not only separate from their eating disorder, but also disagree with and disobey it. I wholeheartedly recommend this witty, hopeful guide to patients, carers, professionals, and anyone else who wants to understand what it's really like to live with an eating disorder and ultimately triumph over it." —Jennifer J. Thomas, PhD, assistant professor of psychology at the Harvard Medical School; co-director of the Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital "This uplifting book’s intimate inner dialogue has energized countless young women—and men—in their own recoveries from eating disorders." —Leigh Cohn, MAT, CEDS, coauthor of Making Weight: Men’s Conflicts with Food, Weight, Shape & Recovery "Jenni is truly a remarkable woman. She unselfishly shares her struggles and triumphs in something that will probably affect all of us in one way or another in our lifetime. Her candid and inspiring story will truly help those suffering from their own "Ed." I feel privileged to know her and her story." —Jamie-Lynn Sigler, actress

Life Without Ed

Life Without Ed
Author: Jenni Schaefer
Release: 2003-12-22
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780071442770
Language: en
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The 10th Anniversary Edition of the book that has given hope and inspiration to thousands who are dealing with eating disorders "If you or someone you love has an eating disorder, this is the book to read." —Dr. Phil Jenni had been in an abusive relationship with Ed for far too long. He controlled Jenni’s life, distorted her self-image, and tried to physically harm her throughout their long affair. Then, in therapy, Jenni learned to treat her eating disorder as a relationship, not a condition. By thinking of her eating disorder as a unique personality separate from her own, Jenni was able to break up with Ed once and for all. Inspiring, compassionate, and filled with practical exercises to help you break up with your own personal E.D., Life Without Ed provides hope to the millions of people plagued by eating disorders. Beginning with Jenni’s “divorce” from Ed, this supportive, lifesaving book combines a patient’s insights and experiences with a therapist’s prescriptions for success to help you live a healthier, happier life without Ed. This 10th anniversary edition features a new afterword as well as sections devoted to family, friends, and supporters; how treatment professionals can use the book with their patients; and men with eating disorders. "Of all the great books written on eating disorders, none has had a wider reach than Life Without Ed. Those suffering have found connection and hope, family members have found understanding and empathy, professionals have learned from it and praised it. It will remain a classic for decades to come." —Michael E. Berrett, PhD, psychologist; CEO and cofounder of the Center for Change; coauthor of Spiritual Approaches in the Treatment of Women with Eating Disorders "[Life Without Ed] was the first [book] to teach readers that they can not only separate from their eating disorder, but also disagree with and disobey it. I wholeheartedly recommend this witty, hopeful guide to patients, carers, professionals, and anyone else who wants to understand what it's really like to live with an eating disorder and ultimately triumph over it." —Jennifer J. Thomas, PhD, assistant professor of psychology at the Harvard Medical School; co-director of the Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital "This uplifting book’s intimate inner dialogue has energized countless young women—and men—in their own recoveries from eating disorders." —Leigh Cohn, MAT, CEDS, coauthor of Making Weight: Men’s Conflicts with Food, Weight, Shape & Recovery "Jenni is truly a remarkable woman. She unselfishly shares her struggles and triumphs in something that will probably affect all of us in one way or another in our lifetime. Her candid and inspiring story will truly help those suffering from their own "Ed." I feel privileged to know her and her story." —Jamie-Lynn Sigler, actress

Life Without Ed

Life Without Ed
Author: Jenni Schaefer
Release: 2014
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 222
ISBN: OCLC:1001838194
Language: en
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The author describes her life battling an eating disorder and provides exercises to help people deal with their own problems.

Almost Anorexic

Almost Anorexic
Author: Jennifer J Thomas,Jenni Schaefer
Release: 2013-07-01
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9781616494988
Language: en
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Determine if your eating behaviors are a problem, develop strategies to change unhealthy patterns, and learn when and how to get professional help when needed with this practical, engaging guide to taking care of yourself when you are not a full-blown anorexic. Millions of men and women struggle with disordered eating. Some stand at the mirror wondering how they can face the day when they look so fat. Others binge, purge, or exercise compulsively. Many skip meals, go on diet after diet, or cut out entire food groups. Still, they are never thin enough.While only 1 in 200 adults will struggle with full-blown anorexia nervosa, at least 1 in 20 (including 1 in 10 teen girls) will exhibit key symptoms of one or more of the officially recognized DSM eating disorders--anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. Many suffer from the effects but never address the issue because they don't fully meet the diagnostic criteria. If this is the case for you, then you may be "almost anorexic." Drawing on case studies and the latest research, Almost Anorexic combines a psychologist's clinical experience with a patient's personal recovery story to help readers understand and overcome almost anorexia.Almost Anorexic will give you the skills to:Understand the symptoms of almost anorexic;Determine if your (or your loved one's) relationship with food is a problem;Gain insight on how to intervene with a loved one;Discover scientifically proven strategies to change unhealthy eating patterns;Learn when and how to get professional help when it's needed.

Goodbye Ed Hello Me Recover from Your Eating Disorder and Fall in Love with Life

Goodbye Ed  Hello Me  Recover from Your Eating Disorder and Fall in Love with Life
Author: Jenni Schaefer
Release: 2009-08-30
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
Pages: 240
ISBN: 0071636781
Language: en
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Don't Battle an Eating Disorder Forever- Recover from It Completely Jenni Schaefer and Ed (eating disorder) are no longer on speaking terms, not even in her most difficult moments. In her bestseller, Life Without Ed, Jenni learned to treat her eating disorder as a relationship, not a condition-enabling her to break up with Ed once and for all. In Goodbye Ed, Hello Me Jenni shows you that being fully recovered is not just about breaking free from destructive behaviors with food and having a healthy relationship with your body; it also means finding joy and peace in your life. "Jenni Schaefer has dedicated her life to helping people overcome their eating disorders and live life to the fullest. She is an inspiration to all!" --Dr. Phil “Every young woman and man interested in overcoming disordered eating should read this treasure of a book.” -Leigh Cohn, M.A.T., CEDS, Editor-in-Chief, Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention “The beauty of Jenni's written journey through her tormented relationship with Ed is that it is honest, passionate, hopeful-but, most important, it ultimately assures the reader that life really can move on.” -Lynn Grefe, CEO, National Eating Disorders Association Combining Jenni's signature personal advice and unfailing encouragement along with valuable exercises you can do as you read, Goodbye Ed, Hello Me will give you the prescriptive tools to take the final steps in divorcing your Ed completely. Foreword by Carolyn Costin, LMFT, M.A., M.Ed.

Telling Ed No

Telling Ed No
Author: Cheryl Kerrigan
Release: 2013-10-18
Editor: Gurze Books
Pages: 258
ISBN: 9780936077628
Language: en
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A practical workbook for sufferers of eating disorders shares dozens of beneficial exercises, uplifting stories and strategic techniques for battling their condition, drawing on the author's personal experience to outline empowering recovery rules. Original.

Sick Enough

Sick Enough
Author: Jennifer L. Gaudiani
Release: 2018-09-14
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 258
ISBN: 9781351184717
Language: en
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Patients with eating disorders frequently feel that they aren’t "sick enough" to merit treatment, despite medical problems that are both measurable and unmeasurable. They may struggle to accept rest, nutrition, and a team to help them move towards recovery. Sick Enough offers patients, their families, and clinicians a comprehensive, accessible review of the medical issues that arise from eating disorders by bringing relatable case presentations and a scientifically sound, engaging style to the topic. Using metaphor and patient-centered language, Dr. Gaudiani aims to improve medical diagnosis and treatment, motivate recovery, and validate the lived experiences of individuals of all body shapes and sizes, while firmly rejecting dieting culture.

Life Beyond Your Eating Disorder

Life Beyond Your Eating Disorder
Author: Johanna S. Kandel
Release: 2010-09-01
Editor: Harlequin
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781426865657
Language: en
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There is life beyond your eating disorder—and you deserve to enjoy every minute of it. Johanna S. Kandel, founder and executive director of The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, struggled with her eating disorder for ten years before finally getting help. Now fully recovered, Kandel knows firsthand how difficult the healing process can be. Through her work with The Alliance—leading support groups, speaking nationwide and collaborating with professionals in the field—she's developed a set of practical tools to address the everyday challenges of recovery.

Gaining

Gaining
Author: Aimee Liu
Release: 2007-02-22
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 320
ISBN: 0759518424
Language: en
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Aimee Liu, who wrote Solitaire, the first-ever memoir of anorexia, in 1979, returns to the subject nearly three decades later and shares her story and those of the many women in her age group of life beyond this life-altering ailment. She has extensively researched the origins and effects of both anorexia and bulimia, and dispels many commonly held myths about these diseases with the persuasive conclusion that anorexia is a result of personality. Key revelations include: the temperament required for eating disorders,the long-term effects of eating disorders on health, brain function, relationships and career,why some individuals recover while others relapse, and why many relapse in mid-life,Which treatment approaches are most successful long-term and how parents can tell if a child will be vulnerable to eating disorders. Using her own experience and the stories of many recovering anorexics she's interviewed, Liu weaves together a narrative that is both persuasive in argument and compelling in personal details.

Making Peace with Your Plate

Making Peace with Your Plate
Author: Robyn Cruze,Espra Andrus
Release: 2020-02-07
Editor: Central Recovery Press
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781949481273
Language: en
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Robyn Cruze, a mental health advocate who found recovery from an eating disorder; has teamed up with therapist and friend Espra Andrus to provide expert guidance for those seeking eating disorder recovery, their loved ones, and treatment professionals. This revised edition offers new insights and stories, updated approaches to nutrition, and answers to such pressing questions within the eating disorder community as: Does the word "recovered" have a place in the recovery process? What about notions of "good," "bad," "healthy," and "unhealthy" foods? How does soothing the self rather than fighting the eating disorder fit into recovery? Making Peace with Your Plate helps unshackle us from our fears, anxiety, and the need to control by providing proven strategies for recovery and taking back our power from the illness.

How to Nourish Your Child Through an Eating Disorder

How to Nourish Your Child Through an Eating Disorder
Author: Casey Crosbie,Wendy Sterling
Release: 2018-07-24
Editor: The Experiment
Pages: 321
ISBN: 9781615194506
Language: en
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Help your child eat normally again Parents are the first to know when their child starts behaving differently. Has your son stopped eating his favorite food, or does he refuse to eat out with friends? Has your daughter drastically increased her exercise regimen, or become obsessed with health foods? These are among the telltale signs that your child, like millions of others, may have an eating disorder (ED). In this essential guide, registered dietitians Casey Crosbie and Wendy Sterling introduce an all-new strategy you can use to help your child at home. The Plate-by-Plate approach is rooted in family-based treatment (FBT)—the leading psychological therapy for EDs. Unlike complicated “exchange” systems, this is simple: Crosbie and Sterling coach you through every aspect of meeting your child’s nutritional needs, using just one tool—a ten-inch plate. Paired with therapy, this intuitive, visual method is the best way to support your child on the path to recovery. Plus, the authors cover how to talk about diet and weight, what to do while traveling, what to expect from your child’s doctor, and much more.

When Your Teen Has an Eating Disorder

When Your Teen Has an Eating Disorder
Author: Lauren Muhlheim
Release: 2018-09-01
Editor: New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9781684030453
Language: en
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If your teen has an eating disorder—such as anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating—you may feel helpless, worried, or uncertain about how you can best support them. That’s why you need real, proven-effective strategies you can use right away. Whether used in conjunction with treatment or on its own, this book offers an evidence-based approach you can use now to help your teen make healthy choices and stay well in body and mind. When Your Teen Has an Eating Disorder will empower you to help your teen using a unique, family-based treatment (FBT) approach. With this guide, you’ll learn to respectfully and lovingly oversee your teen’s nutritional rehabilitation, which includes helping to normalize eating behaviors, managing meals, expanding food flexibility, teaching independent and intuitive eating habits, and using coping strategies and recovery skills to prevent relapse. In addition to helping parents and caregivers, this book is a wonderful resource for mental health professionals, teachers, counselors, and coaches who work with parents of and teens with eating disorders. It clearly outlines the principles of FBT and the process of involving parents collaboratively in treatment. As a parent, feeding your child is a fundamental act of love—it has been from the start! However, when a child is affected by an eating disorder, parents often lose confidence in performing this basic task. This compassionate guide will help you gain the confidence needed to nurture your teen and help them heal.

8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder Workbook 8 Keys to Mental Health

8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder Workbook  8 Keys to Mental Health
Author: Carolyn Costin,Gwen Schubert Grabb
Release: 2017-03-07
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780393711295
Language: en
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Readers are walked through strategies by a therapist and her former patient. 8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder was lauded as a "brave and hopeful book" as well as "remarkably readable." Now, the authors have returned with a companion workbook—offering all new assignments, strategies, and personal reflections to help those who suffer from an eating disorder heal their relationship to food and their bodies. Clients of Costin and Grabb consistently tell them that knowing they are both recovered is one of the most helpful aspects of their treatment. With this experience as a foundation, the authors bring together years of clinical expertise and invaluable personal testimony, from themselves and others, to the strategies in this book. Readers will get a glimpse of what it's like to be in therapy with either Carolyn or Gwen. Filled with tried and true practical exercises, goal sheets, food journal forms, clinical anecdotes and stories, readers are guided in exploring their thoughts, feelings, and coping strategies while being encouraged to choose how they want to approach the material. This book is an important resource to anyone living with destructive or self-defeating eating behaviors.

Chasing Silhouettes

Chasing Silhouettes
Author: Emily T. Wierenga
Release: 2011-10-01
Editor: Ampelon Publishing
Pages: 201
ISBN: 0984009558
Language: en
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In addition to a stirring personal narrative, Chasing Silhouettes is comprised of advice from some of the nation's top eating disorder experts, sample prayers for when yours run out, as well as stories of others who've battled, and overcome, eating disorders.

It s Not about Food

It s Not about Food
Author: Carol Emery Normandi,Laurelee Roark
Release: 1999
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 244
ISBN: 0399525025
Language: en
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Examines the physical, emotional, and spiritual problems behind eating disorders

Unpolished Journey

Unpolished Journey
Author: Morgan Blair
Release: 2019-10-22
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 266
ISBN: 1949351874
Language: en
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Unpolished Journey takes the reader through a raw and uncensored look at what recovery from an eating disorder, depression, and PTSD look like on a daily basis. The book is a collection of journal entries spanning the course of six years where through poetry, short stories, prose, and a jumble of other thoughts an honest portrayal of the realities of mental illness are unearthed. Morgan Blair is an artist whose work is inspired by her mental health recovery journey. She is the founder of Unpolished Journey, an organization where creatives effected by mental health can share and sell their work. Morgan graduate of School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is currently getting her masters at Northwestern University where she is studying to become a therapist. Whether painting, drawing, taking pictures, making videos, writing, or anything in between, Morgan can always be found getting her hands dirty while creating a new piece of art. Morgan never stays in one place and is always traveling around, exploring the world, and finding new spaces that fill her soul. Currently you can find her hiking mountains in Colorado and camping in back country places.

Spiritual Approaches in the Treatment of Women with Eating Disorders

Spiritual Approaches in the Treatment of Women with Eating Disorders
Author: P. Scott Richards,Randy K. Hardman,Michael E. Berrett
Release: 2007
Editor: Amer Psychological Assn
Pages: 328
ISBN: UCSC:32106018812583
Language: en
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"Drawing on their many years of clinical experience, the authors show how a theistic perspective of healing and change can enrich therapies currently in practice for eating disorders, including individual, group, and family therapy as well as 12-step programs. They propose an agenda for future research focusing on measures and research designs that will help investigators study the etiology of eating disorders as well as treatment outcomes as they relate to clients' public and private devotion and expressions of spirituality."--BOOK JACKET.

Loving Someone with an Eating Disorder

Loving Someone with an Eating Disorder
Author: Dana Harron
Release: 2019-07
Editor: New Harbinger Loving Someone
Pages: 176
ISBN: 1684032555
Language: en
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Watching a loved one suffer with an eating disorder can be heart wrenching, and many partners feel powerless to help. In Loving Someone with an Eating Disorder, eating disorder expert Dana Harron offers hope to partners of those suffering from eating disorders. In the book, readers will find an overview of their partner's disorder, ways to communicate with empathy and understanding, strategies for dealing with mealtime challenges, and tips for finding their way back to trust, love, and intimacy.

Restoring Our Bodies Reclaiming Our Lives

Restoring Our Bodies  Reclaiming Our Lives
Author: Aimee Liu
Release: 2011-04-26
Editor: Shambhala Publications
Pages: 240
ISBN: 0834827417
Language: en
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Full recovery from an eating disorder is possible. Despite what you may have been led to believe, most people with anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder are able to completely restore their health and well-being. But how does this happen? Author Aimee Liu has woven together dozens of first-person accounts of recovery to create a break-through roadmap for healing from an eating disorder. Restoring Our Bodies, Reclaiming Our Lives answers key questions including: How does healing begin? What does it feel like? What supports and accelerates it? Will I ever be free of worry about a relapse? Throughout the book are informative sidebars written by leading professionals in the field, addressing essential topics such as finding the right therapist, the use of medications, exploring complementary treatments, and how family members can help. Learn more at the author's website: www.aimeeliu.net.

Eating in the Light of the Moon

Eating in the Light of the Moon
Author: Anita Johnston
Release: 2010-07-01
Editor: Gurze Books
Pages: 224
ISBN: 0936077603
Language: en
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Teaches women to free themselves from eating disorders by finding the metaphors hidden in their own life stories