Your Stories

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.

The day you were admitted to the eating disorder unit

27/03/2017

Dear Ruth, A letter to you, the day you were admitted to the eating disorder un...

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Why I hate the weight loss industry

Why I hate the weight loss industry

22/03/2017

Hands up who has ever tried or been tempted to try any crazy diet or pill to los...

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Recovery, compliments and misinterpretation

20/03/2017

Now, don’t get me wrong, I love my family. Anorexia is the darkest and...

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Finding my feet to negotiate the path of recovery

Finding my feet to negotiate the path of recovery

18/03/2017

As I sit here writing this I’m still full of disappointment that things didn’t q...

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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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