Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast
About This Show
This podcast covers all aspects of eating disorder recovery from the science behind understanding what an eating disorder really is, to implementing effective, and above all, evidence-based treatment.
Podcast host Tabitha Farrar suffered Anorexia from age 17 to 26, then spent four years in recovery. She has now made a full recovery and lives a happy and full life. She has published a book called Love Fat outlining her recovery and explaining the often misunderstood concepts that underly this brain-based disease.
This podcast will range from interviews with ED experts, to parents, to adult sufferers, to how to manage child sufferers, to the latest research, to everyday musings.
Host and producer: Tabitha Farrar
Disclaimer: This podcast is not endorsed by any medical professionals. Tabitha's opinions are her own.
Cover art: Bethany Alderson
Intro: Accelerated Ideas.
Most Recent Episode
Ruth Stuart Leach: Adult Eating Disorder Recovery Success After 44 Years
3 days ago
In this episode you will hear how adult eating disorder recovery success is possible no matter how long the sufferer has had an eating disorder. In my conversation with adult sufferer and Eating Disorder advocate Ruth Stuart-Leach. Ruth tells us how began her eating disorder recovery journey as an adult in her 50s and is now enjoying full recovery.
In this podcast we discuss:
Eating disordered behaviour in families — we discuss the importance of family eating practices and recognising when the entire family has normalised a disordered eating regime such as fasting.
Importance of eating disorder forums and online resources for adults who are going through the recovery process.
Recognizing entrenched eating disorder behaviours in oneself and others
Men with eating disorders and how they often hide behind societies perception that eating disorders are a disease that affects women only
How eating disorders disguise themselves as rational behaviours and societal norms.
Letting go of obsessive control over food.
The way that the human brain responds to a calorie deficit.
Links to eating disorder recovery resources discussed in the podcast
Ruth’s blog: http://amazonia-love.tumblr.com/
Ruth’s twitter: https://twitter.com/Jandal_It