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.

Roberta

The body is an amazing machine: reclaiming my body through ultra...

14/12/2018

A few months ago I ran my first ultra-marathon. An ultra-marathon is any run lon...

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That Hateful Phrase

10/12/2018

‘This diet's going well,’ the young woman said, as she brushed the crumbs of cho...

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Five questions you might have about Christmas with an eating dis...

10/12/2018

We know Christmas can be a difficult time for people with eating disorders. We t...

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I can't eat

30/11/2018

I can't eat I'm not hungryI can't eat I feel sickI can't eat I'm too busyThe exc...

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Amberlie artwork

Recovery has no time limit

28/11/2018

2018 is going to be an amazing year. That’s what I thought back in January. I h...

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And one day, just like that, I took my life back

26/11/2018

I guess my eating disorder began pretty generically. I had booked a girls’ holid...

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Jules

When life knocks you down with an eating disorder, you can pick...

16/11/2018

Five years ago, I left my studies at university, gripped by depression and anore...

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It may take longer than expected, but it will be worth it

14/11/2018

Bulimia is a hidden illness. On the outside, it looks like you're fine, when ins...

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Life is Good Enough

09/11/2018

What has helped me to decide to share a part of my story is that recently, my Co...

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Breaking up with Ana

07/11/2018

Dear Ana,  I’m breaking up with you.  We’re done. We’re through.&nbs...

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Looks can be deceptive

05/11/2018

I am following my meal plan as best I can; I’m steadily gaining back the weight...

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"You can’t live a full life on an empty stomach."

02/11/2018

It is not your choice if you get an eating disorder, which is part of what makes...

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