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.

Changing

04/06/2018

Hindsight is my worst enemy. I'm constantly regretting things I've done or said,...

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A letter on a piece of paper

01/06/2018

Maisie talks about her experience of exam pressure and how this impacted on her...

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Beat staff and fundraisers

Happy Volunteers' Week!

01/06/2018

It’s Volunteers’ Week! From giving talks and interviews on their personal experi...

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Jen and friends

The more we talk about eating disorders, the less ‘taboo’ they b...

30/05/2018

Being diagnosed with anorexia when I was 17 was, I thought at the time, one of t...

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Not Sick Enough

25/05/2018

My name is Carly. I have had bulimia for eight years, and I have never been trea...

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Supporting someone with an eating disorder during exam season

23/05/2018

Are you taking exams at the moment? You’re not alone! We’ve got some new informa...

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DWED heart

Drifting between services

21/05/2018

Recognition for my eating disorder was a long time coming, and the dragging of h...

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Uniquely textbook

16/05/2018

I can’t pinpoint the time or the day that I handed over control to my anorexia....

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Ramadan: Still in the grips of anorexia

14/05/2018

Every year when Ramadan comes around, I open up about my experience with an eat...

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Don't worry.

14/05/2018

Don't worry.They're the words you tell someone who is buried deep under revision...

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Exams and Eating Disorders: Remember You’re Not Defined By A Num...

14/05/2018

I’m 22 years old. So far, I’ve sat through: 25 GCSE exams, eight AS Levels, six...

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Recovery From Anorexia – a letter of advice and encouragement

11/05/2018

Dear Lucy, You’re 15 and struggling with anorexia. I’m your 40-something-year-o...

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