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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.

From Bulimia to Binge Eating to Coping

18/08/2017

Food was always a source of comfort for me, and whenever I was upset I'd be tryi...

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Eating Disorders and Social Media

Eating Disorders and Social Media

18/08/2017

In 2014 I created what I initially believed to be a Recovery Instagram account....

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10 Helpful Things to Say to Someone With an Eating Disorder

10 Helpful Things to Say to Someone With an Eating Disorder

15/08/2017

There are many sources to find online as to what can trigger someone with an eat...

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Never feel guilty for admitting you have a mental illness

Never feel guilty for admitting you have a mental illness

15/08/2017

One May evening seven years ago I ordered a takeaway and ate the amount I normal...

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Finding Your Voice In Recovery

Finding Your Voice In Recovery

15/08/2017

Whether you are yet to begin your recovery journey, or have walked along this lo...

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What NOT to Say to Someone Recovering From an Eating Disorder

What NOT to Say to Someone Recovering From an Eating Disorder

15/08/2017

I'm pretty sure everyone knows that you don't tell someone who is recovering fro...

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Dear Anorexia

Dear Anorexia

15/08/2017

Dear Anorexia, It seems strange to write a letter to someone or something that...

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Surrendering my secrets

Surrendering my secrets

15/08/2017

As exam season approaches, I can see the concern creeping onto my mum’s face as...

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Learning to love yourself

Learning to love yourself

15/08/2017

I don’t have an eating disorder. If you have an eating disorder you are skinny,...

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It started with a comment

15/08/2017

I never wanted to play football at school; I never really wanted to take part in...

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Anorexia, meet my husband

15/08/2017

Dear Anorexia, I’d like to introduce you to my husband. The man that has stood...

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The opposition was my own mind

25/07/2017

Note from Beat – Amy explained: “The first section of this I typed at my worst,...

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