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.

Coping with dating (read 'rejection') in recovery

07/10/2019

Being rejected is awful. We all know that being broken up after a serious rel...

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"I love myself more than I ever did"

02/09/2019

I thought my story started eight years ago at the age of 36, when after rapidly...

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Alex in Australia

Travelling Overseas with an Eating Disorder

26/08/2019

I’ve been thinking for a while about writing a post about my experiences travell...

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Trapped in a cage wanting to be free

19/08/2019

This Is a message for Anorexia. When I was around 17 I felt you grew stronger a...

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"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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