If you are going into the start of this Christmas with increasing anxiety and fear as it is another year of having to get through the ‘festive’ season with an eating disorder as your main companion then please trust me, I do know your pain.
I spent too many Christmases with an eating disorder that took any joy out of this time of year and made the whole season a time to be tolerated in a heightened state of anxiety and distress, rather than enjoyed.
BUT, if this describes your situation right now, it is very definitely not too late to make a quick attitude adjustment and make this year very different!
Too frequently when we hear eating disorders spoken of in relation to Christmas, it is with the advice to ‘plan what you can manage’ or make it not about the food… This well meaning advice is all well…
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