Recovery Stories

Browse our selection of eating disorder recovery stories.

Make sure you are extra kind and patient with yourself

23/03/2020

"I can't imagine what it would be like if I were at my worst": a statement I fou...

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7 ways I’ll keep working towards recovery during the pandemic

19/03/2020

Like many of you, I too am battling an eating disorder during the Covid-19 pande...

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Recovery in the face of uncertainty

18/03/2020

These are hugely uncertain times we live in right now. It is hard to make sense...

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Coping with dating (read 'rejection') in recovery

07/10/2019

Being rejected is awful. We all know that being broken up after a serious rel...

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"I love myself more than I ever did"

02/09/2019

I thought my story started eight years ago at the age of 36, when after rapidly...

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Alex in Australia

Travelling Overseas with an Eating Disorder

26/08/2019

I’ve been thinking for a while about writing a post about my experiences travell...

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Trapped in a cage wanting to be free

19/08/2019

This Is a message for Anorexia. When I was around 17 I felt you grew stronger a...

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"Instead of directing anger at others, I directed it at myself"

22/07/2019

My eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, started off in 2012 when I was at universi...

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Fork in the road

Choice

18/07/2019

Recovery must be your choice, the one you must makeDespite the eating disorder...

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"Feelings"

11/07/2019

At school her best friend called her fat. She took up a measuring tape and that...

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"Now I am living"

19/06/2019

I wake up each morningI take a deep breathI sit there and listenTo thoughts in m...

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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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