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Recovery for you. - July 12th 2010, 02:45 PM

My sister is recovering from anorexia and shes making a recovory book full of art. Im going to do her something in it, but im not sure what, so i was wondering of anyone had any ideas.

If you are in recovery what would mean alot to you for a family member to put in?

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Re: Recovery for you. - July 12th 2010, 07:35 PM

A letter,
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photographs of happy times,
plans of things we could do together in the future

I had a recovery scrapbook too, really good thing to do (theraputic and distraction) and have for the future (when you're feeling unsteady with food)


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Re: Recovery for you. - July 12th 2010, 07:42 PM

Letters or pictures would be great.
Maybe throw in some operationbeautiful pictures. (:
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Re: Recovery for you. - July 13th 2010, 01:44 AM

Anything with positive inspiration. Quotations, pictures, colour combinations - something that will help to remind her of the better things in life .
Sounds like a wonderful idea, by the way!


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Re: Recovery for you. - July 13th 2010, 09:15 AM

Pictures are good (Happy, healthy ones of course) And maybe encouraging quotes or little notes of encouragement with happy drawings of beauty...which have more to do with nature and that rather than appearance
   
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Re: Recovery for you. - July 13th 2010, 01:36 PM

Favorite song lyrics, words of encouragement, poetry, pretty pictures of herself doing fun things (swimming, hiking, shopping, etc.) - this is a great idea, btw!


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Re: Recovery for you. - July 13th 2010, 04:55 PM

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Re: Recovery for you. - July 14th 2010, 01:48 PM

Maybe some pictures of you and her together, let her know how much she means to you and that you need her here, and operation beautiful quotes?



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Re: Recovery for you. - July 15th 2010, 05:05 AM

A letter and then some pictures of the two of you having fun together and then add some artistic touches to it. Add colors etc.


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Re: Recovery for you. - July 15th 2010, 07:33 AM

Write her a letter about all the fun stuff you will be able to do together now that she is healthy.


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