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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.

White tees and BBQs – Enjoying summer with an eating disorder

09/07/2018

Summer can be a difficult time for people with eating disorders. Blogger Alex sh...

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Julie and Claire

Fundraiser to take part in Ironman Triathlon in honour of friend

04/07/2018

On 15th July 2018 I will be taking part in Ironman Bolton in memory of my c...

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When the seemingly impossible becomes possible

02/07/2018

The last few months have marked some of the most significant events in my life t...

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Fight for the you that you deserve to be.

27/06/2018

It’s okay not to be okay. It’s okay to ask for help. I know you’re scared, I kn...

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Why the shame?

25/06/2018

Recovering from anorexia was the most difficult thing I’ve ever had to do, but c...

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​A letter to my University

22/06/2018

To my University, It’s exam season and I am so unbelievably proud of myself, bu...

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Supporting a friend with an eating disorder

20/06/2018

My friend has suffered from an eating disorder since she was ten years old. No o...

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The feeling of helplessness was what started my eating disorder.

15/06/2018

To look at me you would never know I live with an eating disorder. Even typing t...

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Time to Change the Stigma

13/06/2018

During last year, I was filmed for a BBC mental health documentary called My Min...

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I looked around and knew that I was different

07/06/2018

Many men get eating disorders. Beat media volunteer Louie shares his story. I w...

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Sibling solidarity

07/06/2018

I am 16 years old and eating disorders have dictated my life from a young age,...

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"To this day, I’ve still never met a male with an eating disorde...

07/06/2018

Eating disorders affect people of all ages, backgrounds, and genders. But often...

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