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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.

9 lessons I’ve learnt while supporting an adult with an eating disorder

9 lessons I’ve learnt while supporting an adult with an eating d...

30/04/2018

A lot of the information out there is about caring for a child with an eating di...

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Why recovery is worth persevering through moments of feeling wea...

27/04/2018

Anorexia was never intended, never wanted and never fully understood. Yet in the...

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My ongoing fight with an eating disorder

My ongoing fight with an eating disorder

25/04/2018

Five years on from being admitted to an inpatient unit for treatment, I am stron...

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What I wish people knew about life battling an eating disorder...

What I wish people knew about life battling an eating disorder.....

23/04/2018

For the past year, I’ve been battling an eating disorder. Despite having seen mu...

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There's Nothing Wrong...

There's Nothing Wrong...

20/04/2018

It started with a desire to be the best. I was a dancer and constantly surround...

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Learning to live with my eating disorder

Learning to live with my eating disorder

18/04/2018

For a number of years, I was in denial: “I haven’t got an eating disorder”, I’d...

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It’s Not About Weight

It’s Not About Weight

16/04/2018

My anorexia started when I was just 11 years old. However, I wasn’t officially...

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"I would love more than anything to be able to love me."

13/04/2018

I recently had a cancer scare. Though I was eventually told I did not have cance...

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Just keep swimming

11/04/2018

An eating disorder is like a pair of armbands, keeping you afloat when otherwise...

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Destruction or reconstruction?

Destruction or reconstruction?

09/04/2018

“Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life” –J.K Rowlin...

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Learn from the past

Advice for recovery from someone who has been there

06/04/2018

Treatment for eating disorders can involve inpatient, outpatient and day patien...

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Mollie outside

Dear me (the person I was before EDNOS)

04/04/2018

Dear me, the girl with the laughing face. Hard times are coming. You’re going to...

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