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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.

"We're all figuring it out as we go along"

05/06/2020

What a funny old time we’re in at the moment. I’m currently writing this on the...

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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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Sending 26 letters to those suffering with an eating disorder

26/05/2020

The 2.6 Challenge, set up in response to the increased pressure on charities’ fu...

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26 letters to my nearest and dearest for Beat

22/05/2020

What inspired you to fundraise for Beat and to write the letters as your challen...

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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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The BE-DO Balance & Importance of Self-Care

20/05/2020

As everyone continues to do their best for each other, for the community, for th...

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Ramadan, coronavirus, and an eating disorder

15/05/2020

Ramadan this year is very different for all Muslim households, as the coronaviru...

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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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