Recovery Stories

Browse our selection of eating disorder recovery stories.

"I became an entirely different person"

02/03/2021

It's Eating Disorders Awareness Week! We're focusing on binge eating disorder, a...

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The Hope of Christmas Future

23/12/2020

Today's a weird one for me. It's five years to the day that my GP told me I had...

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"This year has taught me to be kinder to myself"

21/12/2020

As we approach the end of 2020, Katherine looks back at the year. (Please note...

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Top tips for supporting a loved one this Christmas

18/12/2020

Christmas. A season that this time around will be very different for all due to...

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"It is who I am that is important, and not how I look"

13/10/2020

Fundraiser Steph talks about why she went Bald for Beat with the support of...

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There is hope in the depths of your ocean

21/09/2020

I want to say that my disordered eating habits crept up on me, but I remember gi...

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A note to those in quasi-recovery

18/09/2020

As an individual who often struggles to verbalise disordered thoughts, attemptin...

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Life is waiting for me, as it is for you

13/07/2020

For whoever is reading this blog, I want you to know I am proud of you. I am pro...

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"It is in no way a sign of weakness asking for help"

08/07/2020

I have suffered from an eating disorder from the age of 12. It was severe during...

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"I've not only gained weight; I've gained happiness"

24/06/2020

I want to shed some light on diet culture and what it drove me to do to myself f...

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The Good, Bad and the Ugly of Recovery in Self-Isolation

22/06/2020

By reading this, I hope that people with eating disorders feel less alone or use...

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Let the Light In

10/06/2020

In the present chaos of COVID-19, I write these words from my own personal story...

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