‘I wake up exhausted’: how to get a good night’s sleep, according to an Irish sleep expert
‘I wake up exhausted’: how to get a good night’s sleep, according to an Irish...

Grace McGettigan

Marissa Carter: A week in my wardrobe
Marissa Carter: A week in my wardrobe

Sarah Finnan

WIN: Take our survey to be in with a chance of winning a €500 BT voucher
WIN: Take our survey to be in with a chance of winning a €500 BT...

IMAGE

‘I sometimes wonder what my life would be like if I didn’t have kids’
‘I sometimes wonder what my life would be like if I didn’t have kids’

Amanda Cassidy

Bow-mance: Embracing fashion’s continued love affair with bows
Bow-mance: Embracing fashion’s continued love affair with bows

Sarah Finnan

This Connemara cottage complete with a round room studio is on the market for €450,000
This Connemara cottage complete with a round room studio is on the market for €450,000

Sarah Gill

Real Weddings: Olimpia and Devon tie the knot at the Killarney Plaza Hotel
Real Weddings: Olimpia and Devon tie the knot at the Killarney Plaza Hotel

Sarah Gill

This 1940s Dublin bungalow was extended without losing its original character
This 1940s Dublin bungalow was extended without losing its original character

IMAGE Interiors & Living

‘I made pasta at home and it’s not as complicated as you might think’
‘I made pasta at home and it’s not as complicated as you might think’

Melanie Mullan

This rustic four-bedroom home in Westport is on the market for €449,000
This rustic four-bedroom home in Westport is on the market for €449,000

Sarah Finnan

Image / Self / Health & Wellness / Real-life Stories
premium
SELF

‘My 11-year-old daughter lost a dangerous amount of weight before I realised it was anorexia’


Audio
by IMAGE
03rd Mar 2021

Read time: 7 mins

Getty

With Eating Disorders Awareness Week running March 1-7, one Dublin mum shares her story about her adolescent daughter’s battle with anorexia.

It’s almost one year since the day it was announced that schools would close to control the spread of Covid-19. Hard to believe, isn’t it? Yet, here we are, a little wiser and more experienced in the art of working and schooling from home. It’s no secret that people the length and breadth of Ireland, and the world, have been hugely affected both psychologically and physically by this pandemic, so it won’t come as any...

You have reached a premium article.

For unlimited digital access to the stories worth paying for, subscribe now to IMAGE from just €4.99 a month
Subscribe