Recovery Stories

Browse our selection of eating disorder recovery stories.

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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Jennifer

In a world of uncontrollable it was something she could control

22/05/2019

This young lady has an eating disorder and it's about time I stop being ashamed...

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I am getting there through honesty with others and myself

20/05/2019

When I was about 13, I stopped eating for a bit, just to see how it felt, what i...

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Me, Myself and Bulimia

13/05/2019

It all started at the age of 14. Before being diagnosed as having bulimia, I wa...

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