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.

Committed to Recovery

10/05/2019

I’m 35 years old and have battled with an eating disorder of some sort for the p...

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Hannah skydiving

"I'd recommend it to everyone": Take to the skies for Beat!

08/05/2019

Will you skydive for Beat this Eating Disorders Awareness Week? Take p...

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My body deserves all the nourishment, love and care in the world

03/05/2019

Sometimes, I look back at my young, innocent, happy, fit, strong, healthy, beaut...

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Ana is not a friend

01/05/2019

There were two of me – there was Ana (the anorexia) and then there was the real...

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Isabel

Life does get better!

29/04/2019

My resolution last year was to keep choosing recovery. After looking back on the...

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Lauren skydiving

“Free, exciting and emotional”: Take to the skies for Beat!

25/04/2019

Will you skydive for Beat this Eating Disorders Awareness Week? Take part along...

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You have to work hard to achieve recovery, but it is achievable....

24/04/2019

Bulimia isn’t a disease or bug you just get over by taking antibiotics. It is a...

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Healing my damaged brain

19/04/2019

I was walking around my local library looking for a new book to read, when I saw...

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Sarah

Zero does not equal love. Only in tennis.

17/04/2019

Three different weights. One eating disorder. One struggle. The first time my...

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I am a warrior.

15/04/2019

I think I was about 14 years old when my eating disorder started, but I think I’...

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Laura

10 Lessons I Learnt Last Year

12/04/2019

1. Comparison really is the thief of joy. There will always be someone who...

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Habiba

It really is okay to eat

10/04/2019

When you’ve had an eating disorder for so long, you become numb to the feeling o...

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