People in Clare who are suffering from eating disorders are being urged to seek out supports over the difficult festive period.
Though Christmas Day has now passed for another year, the rest of this week is traditionally a time when people over indulge in food and slack off on exercise.
While many will have been building Christmas up in their heads for weeks, or even months, the main advice is to try and not let it trigger old behaviours and to talk to family and friends where possible.
Fierna Kennedy is a psychotherapist who works with those living with and recovering from EDs; she says support is key at Christmas:
Those who are struggling can seek advice online at bodywhys.ie.