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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.

Lessons I learnt from having anorexia

28/09/2018

1.      You can achieve anything you put your mind...

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Anorexia: Not Fitting the Stereotype

26/09/2018

There are hundreds, thousands maybe, of stereotypes surrounding anorexia. And so...

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What even is recovery?

21/09/2018

Recovery... Everyone is always told “to choose recovery” but we are never told e...

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Bulimia recovery: It’s now or never

19/09/2018

I was 12 years old when I first made myself sick. Looking back, I can’t remember...

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Refocus Your Thinking on Food, Body and Mind

17/09/2018

Recovery is a long road. Sometimes there will be bumps and hills and the occasio...

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Dig so deep and we can do this together

14/09/2018

To my fellow fighters: as you know, eating disorders are often glamorised and se...

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Recovery is worth it. You’re worth it.

10/09/2018

An eating disorder is never easy. Recovering from an eating disorder is never ea...

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Only in the process of recovery did I discover who I was.

07/09/2018

Any recovery takes time. There’s no set pace or step-by-step guide and everyone...

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Eat or be eaten: I consume food so it doesn’t consume me.

05/09/2018

On the surface, I do ABSOLUTELY NOTHING – no full-time job, no university studie...

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Recovery has been my Rebirth

29/08/2018

It is incredibly difficult to say those three words within your own mind, let al...

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There’s no shame here

27/08/2018

We live in a world where our society defines us. A world where we must look perf...

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When the Choice to Recover Comes From Within

22/08/2018

Eight years of suffering from an eating disorder. Almost eight years spent in ut...

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