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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.

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25/01/2019

I used to think that writing about my own story and struggles with an eating dis...

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"The more I tried to take control, the less I could."

21/01/2019

I decided to share the journey I know many people will be surprised to hear I am...

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Katie outside

Exercise: the double edged sword

18/01/2019

As I woke in hospital one afternoon last January, due to having collapsed in my...

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From Surviving to Thriving: Five Years On

16/01/2019

Let's rewind five years. A young girl, just 17, her bags packed, sat in the car...

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Taylor

"There is a life beyond sickness, and it is beautiful."

14/01/2019

Recovery. It evokes so many different emotions for different people. It may frig...

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Rachel and friend at Beat's Walk & Talk

10 ways I survived my first term at university

11/01/2019

Starting university is scary for anyone. New people, a new environment, possibly...

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The Journey

The Journey

10/01/2019

One day, my family started to embark on a journey that would lead us into the da...

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I am not my Eating Disorder, and my Eating Disorder is not me.

09/01/2019

What is it they say about ignorance being bliss? Oh, how right they are. Almost...

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spela

Eight things that nobody tells you about anorexia

04/01/2019

As there has been a lot of talk about anorexia, particularly in recent times, al...

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Coping with New Year

03/01/2019

When we are bombarded with “New Year, New You” messaging and diet talk, January...

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Beating the "B"

02/01/2019

Eating disorders affect people of all ages, from children and teenagers, to pare...

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Jodie

On the inside anorexia is tearing me up

31/12/2018

Looking around the four walls of my doctor’s surgery, waiting for my name to be...

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