Recovery Stories

Browse our selection of eating disorder recovery stories.

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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Touching the Stars: My Experience of ASC and Anorexia

29/05/2020

I’ve been living with anorexia for around two and a half years. Before that, I h...

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An Atypical Anorexia Sufferer Visits the Supermarket

27/05/2020

These two posts, written two years apart, show how Mel managed to overcome a lot...

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Comedy is Kindness

22/05/2020

The theme of this week is ‘kindness’. That means, we can all be kind for 7 days,...

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Covid-19 and living small

24/04/2020

Has my flat ever felt so small? I wonder. Has my bedroom really always lacked su...

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Sometimes the small wins can make the biggest difference

22/04/2020

We asked some of our Ambassadors to consider times when they’d dealt with simila...

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10 tips for coping during the coronavirus crisis

20/04/2020

Beat Ambassador Summer shares her thoughts on how to cope with eating disorders...

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BLAST-ing Through Difficult Emotions During A Pandemic

17/04/2020

This pandemic triggers many difficult emotions that can be overwhelming. As I ha...

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