Recovery Stories

Browse our selection of eating disorder recovery stories.

Nicola wedding

When you have goals, you've made the first step towards recovery

16/07/2018

“You’re quite a fussy eater, Nic.” “What?” (Resisting the urge to growl,&n...

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When the seemingly impossible becomes possible

When the seemingly impossible becomes possible

02/07/2018

The last few months have marked some of the most significant events in my life t...

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Fight for the you that you deserve to be.

27/06/2018

It’s okay not to be okay. It’s okay to ask for help. I know you’re scared, I kn...

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Why the shame?

25/06/2018

Recovering from anorexia was the most difficult thing I’ve ever had to do, but c...

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​A letter to my University

22/06/2018

To my University, It’s exam season and I am so unbelievably proud of myself, bu...

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I looked around and knew that I was different

I looked around and knew that I was different

07/06/2018

Many men get eating disorders. Beat media volunteer Louie shares his story. I w...

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"To this day, I’ve still never met a male with an eating disorde...

07/06/2018

Eating disorders affect people of all ages, backgrounds, and genders. But often...

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Jen and friends

The more we talk about eating disorders, the less ‘taboo’ they b...

30/05/2018

Being diagnosed with anorexia when I was 17 was, I thought at the time, one of t...

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Uniquely textbook

Uniquely textbook

16/05/2018

I can’t pinpoint the time or the day that I handed over control to my anorexia....

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Don't worry.

Don't worry.

14/05/2018

Don't worry.They're the words you tell someone who is buried deep under revision...

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Recovery From Anorexia – a letter of advice and encouragement

11/05/2018

Dear Lucy, You’re 15 and struggling with anorexia. I’m your 40-something-year-o...

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The Itchy Jumper

The Itchy Jumper

09/05/2018

At the age of 18, during the summer I finished my A-levels before university, I...

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