Your Stories

Read the latest blogs on eating disorders. Written by our supporters, they cover real life experiences including recovery. Use the drop-down filter above to search the categories.

Recovery was a hell of a journey, but it's possible and so worth...

13/05/2017

I have anorexia nervosa and other mental health conditions. I want to raise awar...

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"I want more for my life than what anorexia has to offer."

03/05/2017

Anorexia was not a part of my early life. I was a pretty normal teenager, I didn...

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What is recovery?

17/04/2017

I have never once doubted the fact that recovering from an eating disorder&...

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Reflections through the storm

12/04/2017

When I heard that word, “Anorexia”, I remember feeling completely in denial of a...

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Complacency in recovery

27/03/2017

Complacency. A feeling of calm satisfaction with your own abilities or situation...

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The day you were admitted to the eating disorder unit

27/03/2017

Dear Ruth, A letter to you, the day you were admitted to the eating disorder un...

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Why I hate the weight loss industry

Why I hate the weight loss industry

22/03/2017

Hands up who has ever tried or been tempted to try any crazy diet or pill to los...

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Recovery, compliments and misinterpretation

20/03/2017

Now, don’t get me wrong, I love my family. Anorexia is the darkest and...

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Finding my feet to negotiate the path of recovery

Finding my feet to negotiate the path of recovery

18/03/2017

As I sit here writing this I’m still full of disappointment that things didn’t q...

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I felt like a weight was lifted when I told my GP

17/03/2017

It started in September 2013. I was 17 and after only returning back from volunt...

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So much more than a BMI

02/03/2017

I was 15 years old the first time I saw my GP for my eating disorder. One o...

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Keep pushing forward and everything will fall into place.

16/01/2017

Two months into a new year and everyone’s new year’s resolutions are either in f...

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