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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.

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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Bulimia: the devil on my shoulder

28/12/2018

Bulimia has been the devil on my shoulder for the best part of 25 years. This ye...

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Louise after half-marathon

Feel Proud!

24/12/2018

I didn’t ever think that I would get to this point. To be honest I didn’t think...

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How I learned to cope at Christmas

21/12/2018

My eating disorder started when I was 12. I was under a lot of pressure at schoo...

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Bulimia recovery is possible: what worked for me

19/12/2018

For many years I accessed online support for bulimia and was repeatedly told ‘re...

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Roberta

The body is an amazing machine: reclaiming my body through ultra...

14/12/2018

A few months ago I ran my first ultra-marathon. An ultra-marathon is any run lon...

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That Hateful Phrase

10/12/2018

‘This diet's going well,’ the young woman said, as she brushed the crumbs of cho...

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Five questions you might have about Christmas with an eating dis...

10/12/2018

Our Helpline services will be open 4 – 8pm from 24 December to 1 January. We kn...

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I can't eat

30/11/2018

I can't eat I'm not hungryI can't eat I feel sickI can't eat I'm too busyThe exc...

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Amberlie artwork

Recovery has no time limit

28/11/2018

2018 is going to be an amazing year. That’s what I thought back in January. I h...

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