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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.

Rebuilding relationships

20/08/2018

It is a paradox of the modern world that although we are all digitally intertwin...

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Why Beat’s waiting time petition deserves your time

17/08/2018

We're delighted to feature a guest post by Eva Musby, author of Anorexia an...

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My dad, my hero

15/08/2018

I was first diagnosed with anorexia at the age of 15. I am now 37. I have spent...

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Recovery: it’s never too late

08/08/2018

I have always thought of myself as a very logical, objective person. But looking...

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You do not need to be underweight to have an eating disorder

06/08/2018

An eating disorder is not about an extremely low Body Mass Index (BMI) or an ema...

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The danger of waiting

03/08/2018

As a sufferer of a severe eating disorder, I have spent a substantial amount of...

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Just live

01/08/2018

So what are you supposed to do?When you no longer look broken,Needing to be repa...

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Complete Recovery from Bulimia

27/07/2018

Writing from a position of almost seven years symptom-free from my once old frie...

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Amy-Jasmine

Recognising relapse: my personal and professional perspective

25/07/2018

Amy-Jasmine is an Art Psychotherapist who battled with eating disorders prior to...

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Aim for progress, not perfection

20/07/2018

I had a long battle with anorexia. Those thoughts telling me that if I just lost...

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Nicola wedding

When you have goals, you've made the first step towards recovery

16/07/2018

“You’re quite a fussy eater, Nic.” “What?” (Resisting the urge to growl,&n...

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Not getting better

13/07/2018

I wanted to write about not getting better. It's not a blog about wanting to be...

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