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So far Jenni Gaines has created 12 blog entries.

A Gift Worth Giving Yourself


It's the holiday season, a time when we are most likely preparing to give gifts to friends and family.  The last thing on our minds as a parent caring for an anorexic teen is giving

A Gift Worth Giving Yourself2019-12-21T17:23:40+00:00

Resisting Reality


“This shouldn’t be happening to my child.” “Her life wasn’t supposed to go this way.” “Someone should be able to help her.” “I shouldn’t have to deal with this.” All of the above thoughts are

Resisting Reality2019-09-21T11:45:19+00:00

Tending Your Brain Garden


Have you ever noticed that your brain wants you to believe that things are much worse than they actually are?  Your anorexic teen believes she will be in danger if she eats the plate of

Tending Your Brain Garden2019-10-23T22:19:18+00:00

The Gift of Uncertainty


Only when he no longer knows what he is doing does a painter do good things. -Edward Degas I’m comfortable with a certain level of uncertainty. After all, not much is absolutely certain. It’s just

The Gift of Uncertainty2019-04-30T22:40:50+00:00