Our Thanksgiving is over, and in a few short weeks, we'll be celebrating Christmas. As we all know, this season brings special challenges for those individuals struggling with eating disorders and their families. Lots of activity and family togetherness, along with special holiday meals, can raise anxiety as they are anticipated and depression when they are over. Each year my staff and I spend extra time on the importance of good self care during this stressful period. But how about those of us who are the helpers?