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.

What went wrong? And more importantly, how can I stop this?

01/03/2018

I write this not as someone who’s come out the other side of my eating disorder,...

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Spotting The Signs Of Eating Disorders Is Everyone’s Business

28/02/2018

Eating disorders do not occur in a vacuum. Nobody suddenly wakes up one day havi...

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Having any kind of eating disorder is enough to deserve treatment

Having any kind of eating disorder is enough to deserve treatmen...

28/02/2018

Note from Beat: Nina is currently waiting for treatment for her eating disorder,...

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In my heart I know I want to fully recover

27/02/2018

Through a lack of intervention, I have moved from one eating disorder to another...

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Becky

​Why I wish I hadn’t waited #WhyWait

27/02/2018

Even though I sometimes feel that I woke up one day with an eating disorder out...

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You deserve to no longer be suffering from such a horrible illness

You deserve to no longer be suffering from such a horrible illne...

26/02/2018

The theme of this year’s Eating Disorder’s Awareness Week is #whywait, on seekin...

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Recovery highlighted

My journey to recovery and beyond

22/02/2018

It was July 2011 and I was just about to give my first doctoral presentation at...

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My battle with anorexia

19/02/2018

I remember when I was younger asking my mum what an ‘eating disorder’ was in the...

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Sarah fundraising for Beat

Moving on from anorexia

15/02/2018

Dear Anorexia, I’m finally getting rid of you; my life is no longer dictated by...

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Woman who recovered from anorexia set to make a bald statement t...

12/02/2018

Kelsie Silverstone, 20 years old, from Wolverhampton, has recently launched her...

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Let's talk about it

Let's talk about it

08/02/2018

For years I struggled with an eating disorder. It all started from several stres...

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My Sock It Tour Of London: Recovery is Always Possible

My Sock It Tour Of London: Recovery is Always Possible

05/02/2018

“So how can I help you, Hannah?” There I was, sitting in front of the GP, age g...

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