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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.

Did you lie to me?

Did you lie to me?

01/02/2018

How funny it is that when I was young I hated maths, didn't understand numbers a...

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Perfectionism and me

Perfectionism and me

29/01/2018

I want to start this post by taking you back two years. It’s the summer of 2015...

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What I really learnt as a fresher: university with an eating dis...

25/01/2018

University – a time full of new experiences, new friends, new skills and also ne...

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Wedding rings

From Miss to Mrs with an Eating Disorder

18/01/2018

For a bit of background about me - I have struggled with my eating disorder sinc...

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Yoga retreat

The power of connection

15/01/2018

“I promise you that the same stuff galaxies are made of, you are. The same energ...

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“You don't look like you have an eating disorder.”

11/01/2018

I have heard this sentence so many times over the years: “You’re not skinny enou...

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Life with Me and ED

04/01/2018

I got diagnosed with OCD when I was very young. My OCD varied on different topic...

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"Male, 40 years old, and anorexic"

01/01/2018

If there’s such a thing as a typical anorexic patient, then I’m not that person....

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(My) Reality of Anorexia

28/12/2017

It starts out with the best of intentions. Eat better, exercise a little more....

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"Nobody deserves to suffer alone, especially not at Christmas."

21/12/2017

Christmas has always been a very busy and exciting time for me. Singing with my...

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"But you look fine; you can’t be ill."

18/12/2017

Approaching the end of my psychotherapy sessions I am so grateful for finally re...

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Anorexia – why?

14/12/2017

When I was a teenager, members of my family – parents and aunts – grumbled daily...

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