Recovery Stories

Browse our selection of eating disorder recovery stories.

5 Things to Remember When You Want to Give Up

14/05/2021

Recovery is overwhelming.  I wish you could just snap your fingers and be...

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What happens when you start to feed your brain again?

05/05/2021

During my recovery from anorexia and bulimia, a lot of focus was put on establis...

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"Things can improve, even when it feels hopeless"

29/04/2021

I realised recently that I have been fully ‘recovered’ from my eating disorders...

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"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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