Recovery Stories

Browse our selection of eating disorder recovery stories.

Recovery, the hardest yet best decision I've ever made

15/02/2019

Anorexia persuaded me that my actions were completely normal. When others behave...

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“You Made Yourself this Way”: An Eating Disorder is Never a Choi...

08/02/2019

Developing an eating disorder is never an active choice. No individual would w...

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What helped me overcome my eating disorder?

06/02/2019

I know that there are a lot of factors involved in the development of my eating...

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Shona and her daughter

Any day in recovery is better than my best days ill

30/01/2019

Throughout the years that I have suffered from an eating disorder, all the attem...

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Choose Rediscovery

25/01/2019

I used to think that writing about my own story and struggles with an eating dis...

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"The more I tried to take control, the less I could."

21/01/2019

I decided to share the journey I know many people will be surprised to hear I am...

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Katie outside

Exercise: the double edged sword

18/01/2019

As I woke in hospital one afternoon last January, due to having collapsed in my...

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From Surviving to Thriving: Five Years On

16/01/2019

Let's rewind five years. A young girl, just 17, her bags packed, sat in the car...

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Taylor

"There is a life beyond sickness, and it is beautiful."

14/01/2019

Recovery. It evokes so many different emotions for different people. It may frig...

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Rachel and friend at Beat's Walk & Talk

10 ways I survived my first term at university

11/01/2019

Starting university is scary for anyone. New people, a new environment, possibly...

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Coping with New Year

03/01/2019

When we are bombarded with “New Year, New You” messaging and diet talk, January...

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Beating the "B"

02/01/2019

Eating disorders affect people of all ages, from children and teenagers, to pare...

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