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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.

New research shows eating disorder stereotypes prevent people fi...

25/02/2019

Stereotypes about who gets an eating disorder are preventing BAME, LGBT+ and peo...

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Toby

I AN Male

25/02/2019

At the age of 17 a young man should be active, studying, playing video games and...

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Binge Eating Disorder is real, but recovery is possible!

19/02/2019

I want to spread the message that Binge Eating Disorder is real, but recovery is...

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Recovery, the hardest yet best decision I've ever made

15/02/2019

Anorexia persuaded me that my actions were completely normal. When others behave...

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“You Made Yourself this Way”: An Eating Disorder is Never a Choi...

08/02/2019

Developing an eating disorder is never an active choice. No individual would w...

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What helped me overcome my eating disorder?

06/02/2019

I know that there are a lot of factors involved in the development of my eating...

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Living with my sister’s anorexia

01/02/2019

I am 13 years old and for the past five years my sister’s anorexia has dominate...

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Shona and her daughter

Any day in recovery is better than my best days ill

30/01/2019

Throughout the years that I have suffered from an eating disorder, all the attem...

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Choose Rediscovery

25/01/2019

I used to think that writing about my own story and struggles with an eating dis...

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"The more I tried to take control, the less I could."

21/01/2019

I decided to share the journey I know many people will be surprised to hear I am...

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Katie outside

Exercise: the double edged sword

18/01/2019

As I woke in hospital one afternoon last January, due to having collapsed in my...

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From Surviving to Thriving: Five Years On

16/01/2019

Let's rewind five years. A young girl, just 17, her bags packed, sat in the car...

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