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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've not only gained weight; I've gained happiness"

24/06/2020

I want to shed some light on diet culture and what it drove me to do to myself f...

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The Good, Bad and the Ugly of Recovery in Self-Isolation

22/06/2020

By reading this, I hope that people with eating disorders feel less alone or use...

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How to Tackle an Eating Disorder During the Corona Crisis

19/06/2020

Unprecedented. This is one of the most frequently used terms to describe the las...

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Let the Light In

10/06/2020

In the present chaos of COVID-19, I write these words from my own personal story...

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"We're all figuring it out as we go along"

05/06/2020

What a funny old time we’re in at the moment. I’m currently writing this on the...

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Touching the Stars: My Experience of ASC and Anorexia

29/05/2020

I’ve been living with anorexia for around two and a half years. Before that, I h...

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An Atypical Anorexia Sufferer Visits the Supermarket

27/05/2020

These two posts, written two years apart, show how Mel managed to overcome a lot...

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Sending 26 letters to those suffering with an eating disorder

26/05/2020

The 2.6 Challenge, set up in response to the increased pressure on charities’ fu...

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26 letters to my nearest and dearest for Beat

22/05/2020

What inspired you to fundraise for Beat and to write the letters as your challen...

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Comedy is Kindness

22/05/2020

The theme of this week is ‘kindness’. That means, we can all be kind for 7 days,...

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The BE-DO Balance & Importance of Self-Care

20/05/2020

As everyone continues to do their best for each other, for the community, for th...

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Ramadan, coronavirus, and an eating disorder

15/05/2020

Ramadan this year is very different for all Muslim households, as the coronaviru...

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