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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.

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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Three Out of Ten Eating Disorder Sufferers  Not Being Referred for Necessary Treatment

Three Out of Ten Eating Disorder Sufferers Not Being Referred f...

27/02/2017

Three out of ten eating disorder sufferers do not receive a referral from their...

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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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I wasn't a typical anorexic – the fight to get help

09/01/2017

I never considered myself a typical anorexic, because it didn’t start in my teen...

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"Recovering one recipe at a time"

02/01/2017

My name is Katie, I am 36, and I am recovering from anorexia. I have lived with...

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Why the journey to recovery is just as important as the outcome

28/12/2016

This week has been tough. We all lose our way now and again; we lapse and other...

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From eating disorders and self-harm to health and happiness

23/12/2016

It’s hard to pinpoint when or why things started to go wrong for me. There was n...

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Here's to kinder, happier holidays for us all

22/12/2016

December’s an important time for me. Four years ago, in December 2012 when I was...

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You can beat anorexia

You can beat anorexia

17/12/2016

I am writing this blog to tell you that you can beat anorexia. I have. I can onl...

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Honour your body for all it does for you

Honour your body for all it does for you

01/12/2016

Aged eleven, on the first day of summer school camp, I had a seizure. I remember...

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Why can’t you just eat like everyone else?

24/11/2016

It’s a typical Sunday morning when for the first time in a while I am not concer...

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