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.

Frayer

Discovering freedom from OSFED

14/03/2018

From the age of 14 I developed consciousness and insecurities about the way I lo...

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For myself

For myself

12/03/2018

“You look beautiful, Mummy,” said my daughter. At that moment in time, I wasn’t...

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Lucy at university

Overcoming Anorexia and Bulimia; You're Stronger Than You Know

09/03/2018

I started suffering from eating disorders when I was just 11 years old. It was a...

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Always have hope

Always have hope

07/03/2018

I was never a slim child growing up. In fact, I was overweight, but this never s...

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Running a mile (or two) from Anorexia

05/03/2018

As I approached 47 years of age I had expected my life to be entering the ‘relax...

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Why You Are Already 'Sick Enough'

Why You Are Already 'Sick Enough'

04/03/2018

When I first started showing symptoms of anorexia and collapsed at school, the h...

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I’m so proud of the things I’ve gained…but I could’ve gained them sooner

I’m so proud of the things I’ve gained…but I could’ve gained the...

03/03/2018

There are so many things I have gained since deciding to seek help for my eating...

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EnDeavour: Anorexia

EnDeavour: Anorexia

03/03/2018

People assume that Anorexia is a strictly female phenomenon. Well, it isn’t. It...

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GB Hockey rock their socks in support of EDAW!

GB Hockey rock their socks in support of EDAW!

02/03/2018

Olympic gold medalists GB women’s hockey team wore their brightest and boldest s...

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Don’t wait for an illness you cannot see

Don’t wait for an illness you cannot see

02/03/2018

After locking myself up for a whole spring, moodier and more stressed than I had...

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'But you hardly eat anything?' Binge eating, Bulimia and me.

'But you hardly eat anything?' Binge eating, Bulimia and me.

02/03/2018

It's common for people suffering with bulimia to slip under the radar. A lot of...

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I see the warning signs in so many people

I see the warning signs in so many people

01/03/2018

I turn 35 later this year. I think I’ve ticked a fair few of the stereotypical b...

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