Carers' Stories

Living with my sister’s anorexia

01/02/2019

I am 13 years old and for the past five years my sister’s anorexia has dominate...

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Kate and Alex

We Learnt A Lot About Ourselves – And Each Other

08/10/2018

Sisters Kate and Alex opened their show, 3 Years, 1 Week and a Lemon Drizzl...

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My only aim in life is to see my sister be happy

05/10/2018

Since I was 14, mental illness has been something I have had to learn to underst...

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Why Beat’s waiting time petition deserves your time

17/08/2018

We're delighted to feature a guest post by Eva Musby, author of Anorexia an...

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My dad, my hero

15/08/2018

I was first diagnosed with anorexia at the age of 15. I am now 37. I have spent...

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Supporting a friend with an eating disorder

20/06/2018

My friend has suffered from an eating disorder since she was ten years old. No o...

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Sibling solidarity

07/06/2018

I am 16 years old and eating disorders have dictated my life from a young age,...

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9 lessons I’ve learnt while supporting an adult with an eating disorder

9 lessons I’ve learnt while supporting an adult with an eating d...

30/04/2018

A lot of the information out there is about caring for a child with an eating di...

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Steps towards recovery through music and dance

02/04/2018

My daughter Ellen has bulimia but working towards recovery step by step. She is...

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It was like a tornado going through our family and home

15/11/2017

The financial and emotional effect on our family of our daughter’s illness is no...

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Mark's story

Mark's story

24/07/2017

It was strange to be asked to write an article from a carer’s perspective as I d...

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Helen's story

Helen's story

23/07/2017

When our son was diagnosed with anorexia we were shocked, and felt like our whol...

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