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.

Just keep swimming

11/04/2018

An eating disorder is like a pair of armbands, keeping you afloat when otherwise...

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Destruction or reconstruction?

Destruction or reconstruction?

09/04/2018

“Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life” –J.K Rowlin...

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Learn from the past

Advice for recovery from someone who has been there

06/04/2018

Treatment for eating disorders can involve inpatient, outpatient and day patien...

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Mollie outside

Dear me (the person I was before EDNOS)

04/04/2018

Dear me, the girl with the laughing face. Hard times are coming. You’re going to...

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Steps towards recovery through music and dance

02/04/2018

My daughter Ellen has bulimia but working towards recovery step by step. She is...

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Light at the end of the tunnel

Light at the end of the tunnel

30/03/2018

My name is Kathryn and I have suffered from anorexia nervosa the past 3+ years....

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Returning to uni: the good, the bad, and the scary

Returning to uni: the good, the bad, and the scary

28/03/2018

After a whole year at home, doing little more than attend therapy appointments,...

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Your Creator is the Most Beautiful, so how can you not be beautiful?

Your Creator is the Most Beautiful, so how can you not be beauti...

26/03/2018

I want to start by praising God, the Most Merciful, the Especially Merciful. It...

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It's worth it

It's worth it

23/03/2018

Note from Beat: Please be aware that this blog post contains a brief, non-graphi...

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"You will get to your happy place!"

21/03/2018

I never felt beautiful; I was always a little chubby. I have a tricky family lif...

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Kat on her trek

My body is more than my eating disorder

19/03/2018

Last year, I took on a challenge of a lifetime – I trekked the Sahara Desert to...

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The Aftermath of Recovery: What the Doctors Didn’t Tell You

16/03/2018

The summer of 2014 I started my first year of university. Coming from a city I c...

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