In this episode, Nicola and Florence meet with ED recovery coach and author Tabitha Farrar. Together they talk about:
- Tabitha's story of anorexia and her recovery, but also what happened to her menstrual cycles as she came out of energy deficit.
- Tabitha's unique views on anorexia as an evolved response to famine, and all the habitual behaviours (OCD-ED) drawn by the lack of available energy, and typically experienced by ED patients
- Why nutritional rehabilitation has to be accompanied by reducing exercise in order to sustainably recover, and why bingeing is a natural response in recovery
- The crucial role of brain rewiring and how to truly tackle the fear of weight gain to recover once and for all
Find out more about Tabitha's coaching, books, podcasts and youtube videos via www.tabithafarrar.com
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Editing by Steven Worlow
Original Music by the Andy Shulman Band "Lost & Found" available on Spotify.