Recovery Stories

Browse our selection of eating disorder recovery stories.

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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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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The Beginning of Better

31/10/2018

I guess the truth is that I am only at the very beginning of my recovery, and wh...

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Recovery is unique to you

24/10/2018

Recovery: Noun, A return to normal health. That is what the Oxford dictionary d...

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My Malnourished Brain

17/10/2018

I remember being around 10 years old and admiring an older (probably by three or...

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