EDucation

looking after yourself as a carer

Be there for them. Be there for you.

I want to explore something often neglected. Carer self-care.

An eating disorder is mentally and physically draining, and it often takes away from caring for your own needs.

I am a person in recovery from an eating disorder and self-care is something I’ve been trying to implement more in my daily routine. In preparing this article, I wondered how my own circle of support practised self-care when they had to work so hard to prioritise my care?

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carer self care

Carer self-care

When caring for a loved one with an eating disorder it’s common to feel overwhelmed, exhausted and isolated. The demands can be monumental, so much

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Eating Disorders 101

Back to basics – Eating Disorders 101

Learning that your loved one has an eating disorder can be one of the most challenging times of your life. If you’ve never encountered eating disorders before – and let’s face it, most of us haven’t – you’ll have a never ending list of questions.

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