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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.

Bulimia isn't bothered that I am no longer in my teens

Bulimia isn't bothered that I am no longer in my teens

05/10/2018

I am 46 years old, obese, and have bulimia. I am not the stereotypical eating d...

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My only aim in life is to see my sister be happy

05/10/2018

Since I was 14, mental illness has been something I have had to learn to underst...

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It’s okay if all I did in a day was survive

03/10/2018

The evident stigma that’s often associated with mental health increases my passi...

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The old me

01/10/2018

I seem to have lost the old me, Forgotten the woman I used to be, I used to be b...

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Lessons I learnt from having anorexia

28/09/2018

1.      You can achieve anything you put your mind...

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Anorexia: Not Fitting the Stereotype

26/09/2018

There are hundreds, thousands maybe, of stereotypes surrounding anorexia. And so...

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What even is recovery?

21/09/2018

Recovery... Everyone is always told “to choose recovery” but we are never told e...

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Lucy outside

Bulimia recovery: It’s now or never

19/09/2018

I was 12 years old when I first made myself sick. Looking back, I can’t remember...

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Refocus Your Thinking on Food, Body and Mind

17/09/2018

Recovery is a long road. Sometimes there will be bumps and hills and the occasio...

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Dig so deep and we can do this together

14/09/2018

To my fellow fighters: as you know, eating disorders are often glamorised and se...

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Recovery is worth it. You’re worth it.

10/09/2018

An eating disorder is never easy. Recovering from an eating disorder is never ea...

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Only in the process of recovery did I discover who I was.

07/09/2018

Any recovery takes time. There’s no set pace or step-by-step guide and everyone...

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