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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.

"But you look fine; you can’t be ill."

18/12/2017

Approaching the end of my psychotherapy sessions I am so grateful for finally re...

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Anorexia – why?

14/12/2017

When I was a teenager, members of my family – parents and aunts – grumbled daily...

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Laura

Letting Go of Perfectionism in My Recovery from Anorexia

11/12/2017

Just like every other human emotion and experience, eating disorders are full of...

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"If you’re suffering from an eating disorder this Christmas, sta...

11/12/2017

'Chestnuts roasting on an open fire...', 'Mistletoe and Wine...', 'With candy ca...

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Lucy at Christmas

Thinking about Christmas with an eating disorder

08/12/2017

The run up to Christmas can be really exciting: preparing for holidays, time wit...

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Warnings about fertility in eating disorder treatment

Warnings about fertility in eating disorder treatment

07/12/2017

When it comes to thinking about the physical damage that may be done by an eatin...

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China trek

Trekking the Great Wall of China for Beat

01/12/2017

Hello, my name is Sandra and I have recently completed a week’s trek along the G...

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Ffion skydive

I’d recommend skydiving for Beat to anyone!

30/11/2017

I’ve chosen to raise funds for Beat for a very special, personal reason. In the...

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Kirsty and Tom

Being able to raise for Beat is something I'll cherish forever

29/11/2017

My journey to fundraising started just over a year ago when my partner Tom and m...

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I felt incredibly nervous, yet excited too

28/11/2017

It was back in July of this year that I participated in and completed the Icelan...

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Kelly's Iceland trek - group shot

Q&A: Trekking Iceland for Beat

28/11/2017

Kelly took part in a trek through the Icelandic wilderness to fundraise for Beat...

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Dear ‘it’ (a letter to an eating disorder)

23/11/2017

Dear ‘it’, What can I even call you? Are you a best friend, an acquaintance? Or...

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