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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.

Taylor

"There is a life beyond sickness, and it is beautiful."

14/01/2019

Recovery. It evokes so many different emotions for different people. It may frig...

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Rachel and friend at Beat's Walk & Talk

10 ways I survived my first term at university

11/01/2019

Starting university is scary for anyone. New people, a new environment, possibly...

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The Journey

The Journey

10/01/2019

One day, my family started to embark on a journey that would lead us into the da...

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I am not my Eating Disorder, and my Eating Disorder is not me.

09/01/2019

What is it they say about ignorance being bliss? Oh, how right they are. Almost...

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spela

Eight things that nobody tells you about anorexia

04/01/2019

As there has been a lot of talk about anorexia, particularly in recent times, al...

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Coping with New Year

03/01/2019

When we are bombarded with “New Year, New You” messaging and diet talk, January...

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Beating the "B"

02/01/2019

Eating disorders affect people of all ages, from children and teenagers, to pare...

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Jodie

On the inside anorexia is tearing me up

31/12/2018

Looking around the four walls of my doctor’s surgery, waiting for my name to be...

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Bulimia: the devil on my shoulder

28/12/2018

Bulimia has been the devil on my shoulder for the best part of 25 years. This ye...

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Louise after half-marathon

Feel Proud!

24/12/2018

I didn’t ever think that I would get to this point. To be honest I didn’t think...

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How I learned to cope at Christmas

21/12/2018

My eating disorder started when I was 12. I was under a lot of pressure at schoo...

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Bulimia recovery is possible: what worked for me

19/12/2018

For many years I accessed online support for bulimia and was repeatedly told ‘re...

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