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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.

A Letter to ED

07/06/2017

“I lift my arm out of the water. It’s a log. Put it back under and it blows up e...

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To the loved ones of an eating disorder sufferer...

02/06/2017

To the loved ones of an eating disorder sufferer... We’re sorry.We can see how...

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The struggles

The struggles

31/05/2017

What is it like? How can you overcome it? What help is there? Do you even wan...

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Fundraising for Beat: Tough Mudder & TrekFest

26/05/2017

Hello – my name is Charlie. I am a 24-year-old medical student studying at the U...

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Anorexia: The illness that doesn't make sense even for sufferers

25/05/2017

One thing that few people understand about this illness is the senselessness of...

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Fighting My Eating Disorder in Ramadan

Fighting My Eating Disorder in Ramadan

25/05/2017

Every year when Ramadan comes around, I am faced with a tough decision. Actually...

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What does recovery mean?

What does recovery mean?

19/05/2017

We all have this idea of what recovery is, ranging from decreased anxiety around...

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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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