This is an ever-growing list of the books we’ve found useful. It only includes books we’ve actually read, and think are worth spending your time (and money) on.
Goodbye Ed, Hello Me: Recover from Your Eating Disorder and Fall in Love with Life
by Jenni Schaefer
Author Jenni Schaefer has personally experienced life with an eating disorder. In Goodbye Ed, Hello Me she shows it’s possible to fully recover, silence the ED thoughts, take back your life, and eat!
Skills-based Learning for Caring for a Loved One with an Eating Disorder
by Janet Treasure
This is essential reading if you have a loved one (partner, friend, son/daughter, etc.) with an eating disorder. It’s packed full of insights, new ways of thinking, and practical steps you can take to better support your loved one.
This is a personal one, and we get it might not be for everyone. For us, the Bible (which we believe is God’s Word) has been and continues to be a source of strength, encouragement and hope when we feel we’re at our weakest, most discouraged and helpless.