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.

Lorna

Sui Generis (A person or thing that is unique, in a class by its...

08/04/2019

Following about 25 – 30 admissions to psychiatric wards and eating disorder unit...

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I decided to take the risk and it’s been the best decision yet.

05/04/2019

Below is a poem I wrote near the start of my recovery from anorexia. I felt I co...

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Claire beach

Learning to open up…

03/04/2019

Going to my GP in March of last year was something that I knew I had to do. Don’...

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Holly

Am I ready to let go?

01/04/2019

It’s been fourteen years. Ten of which have been filled with numerous psychologi...

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No More

29/03/2019

'No more, thank you'As she piles my plate high'Mum, I’m not hungry'That’s my fav...

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Rosie

Learning Self-Compassion through Group Therapy

27/03/2019

For a long time, I struggled to accept help because I didn’t believe I deserved...

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The First Step IS the Hardest

25/03/2019

For me, that first step was admitting I had a problem. For months, my friends, m...

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Jamie-Leigh

This is Goodbye and an Overdue Apology

22/03/2019

I guess the turning point for my recovery came after a long battle with my ident...

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Laura China

The Two-Year Climb

20/03/2019

Two years ago, I hit rock bottom. On the 20th of November 2016 for the first tim...

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Florence

My fight for recovery

18/03/2019

My battle with anorexia and bulimia made me lose my identity. Recovering from a...

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Mark

“Worth every minute”: trekking the Sahara with fundraiser Mark

15/03/2019

Mark trekked through the Sahara to raise money to help those affected by eating...

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No one is you, and that is your power.

13/03/2019

Anorexia Nervosa has the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disorder. Yet...

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