Your Stories

Read the latest blogs on eating disorders. Written by our supporters, they cover real life experiences including recovery. Use the drop-down filter above to search the categories.

"I had a moment of sheer elation!" Three Peaks with Beat

07/08/2019

Will you join us for the Three Peaks Challenge next year? Take part in this epic...

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"I knew I had to do it!" Beat Big Jumper

07/08/2019

Will you join The Big Jump on Saturday 5 October? Take part along with 60 other...

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"Instead of directing anger at others, I directed it at myself"

22/07/2019

My eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, started off in 2012 when I was at universi...

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Fork in the road

Choice

18/07/2019

Recovery must be your choice, the one you must makeDespite the eating disorder...

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"Feelings"

11/07/2019

At school her best friend called her fat. She took up a measuring tape and that...

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Carer empowerment: a personal account of our ongoing journey

08/07/2019

On 8 July 2019, the Victoria Derbyshire show discussed the state of eating disor...

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Sarah

Nothing changes if nothing changes

27/06/2019

I never thought I would be the type of person to write about their experience wi...

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"Now I am living"

19/06/2019

I wake up each morningI take a deep breathI sit there and listenTo thoughts in m...

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Want to be a Digital Volunteer for Beat?

07/06/2019

Digital Volunteers are allowing us to support even more people, offering guidanc...

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"One of the most worthwhile things I’ve ever done"

06/06/2019

This Volunteers' Week, read about the difference Jasmine is making as a dig...

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Why I volunteered as an Echo Peer Coach

05/06/2019

It's Volunteers' Week! We're extremely grateful to those who are so generou...

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"I knew Beat was the perfect place for me to share my passion"

04/06/2019

It's Volunteers' Week! Our volunteers make a huge difference to our work –...

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