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.

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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My recovery. My journey.

24/05/2019

Rewind to a few years ago. On the surface, I was a happy 26-year-old who seemed...

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Jennifer

In a world of uncontrollable it was something she could control

22/05/2019

This young lady has an eating disorder and it's about time I stop being ashamed...

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I am getting there through honesty with others and myself

20/05/2019

When I was about 13, I stopped eating for a bit, just to see how it felt, what i...

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Me, Myself and Bulimia

13/05/2019

It all started at the age of 14. Before being diagnosed as having bulimia, I wa...

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Committed to Recovery

10/05/2019

I’m 35 years old and have battled with an eating disorder of some sort for the p...

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Hannah skydiving

"I'd recommend it to everyone": Take to the skies for Beat!

08/05/2019

Will you join the Big Jump on Saturday 5 October? Take part along with hundreds...

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My body deserves all the nourishment, love and care in the world

03/05/2019

Sometimes, I look back at my young, innocent, happy, fit, strong, healthy, beaut...

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Ana is not a friend

01/05/2019

There were two of me – there was Ana (the anorexia) and then there was the real...

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