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.

Coping with Covid-19

15/04/2020

Hi everyone, I’m Issy. I am one of Beat’s Ambassadors and firstly, I would just...

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"Feeding myself through a pandemic was not what I had in mind"

13/04/2020

This is a very difficult time for everyone, and we are all struggling in a manne...

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"This worrying phase will end"

09/04/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has sadly affected so many lives all over the world in so...

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Make sure you are extra kind and patient with yourself

23/03/2020

"I can't imagine what it would be like if I were at my worst": a statement I fou...

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7 ways I’ll keep working towards recovery during the pandemic

19/03/2020

Like many of you, I too am battling an eating disorder during the Covid-19 pande...

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Recovery in the face of uncertainty

18/03/2020

These are hugely uncertain times we live in right now. It is hard to make sense...

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"I feel very lucky to have found a support group"

26/02/2020

My daughter was 15 years old when she was diagnosed with anorexia by a paediatri...

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Be there for them when they need you

26/02/2020

I struggle to understand exactly what it is like to have an eating disorder and...

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The right support and information helps family understand

26/02/2020

In September 2018, our 11-year-old son was diagnosed with anorexia, depression a...

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"We struggled for 18 months to get help for my daughter"

26/02/2020

My daughter became unwell in her teens with what we now know was OSFED: Other Sp...

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Jade and Gizmo

"Great fun and filled with positivity!"

20/12/2019

To raise money for Beat, Jade organised a Dog Jog, a relaxed run for people of a...

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"It was so wonderful to work towards a goal bigger than myself"

20/12/2019

Siblings Izzie and Alex took on a Tough Mudder challenge in 2019 in aid of Beat...

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