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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.

Running a mile (or two) from Anorexia

05/03/2018

As I approached 47 years of age I had expected my life to be entering the ‘relax...

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Why You Are Already 'Sick Enough'

Why You Are Already 'Sick Enough'

04/03/2018

When I first started showing symptoms of anorexia and collapsed at school, the h...

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I’m so proud of the things I’ve gained…but I could’ve gained them sooner

I’m so proud of the things I’ve gained…but I could’ve gained the...

03/03/2018

There are so many things I have gained since deciding to seek help for my eating...

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EnDeavour: Anorexia

EnDeavour: Anorexia

03/03/2018

People assume that Anorexia is a strictly female phenomenon. Well, it isn’t. It...

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GB Hockey rock their socks in support of EDAW!

GB Hockey rock their socks in support of EDAW!

02/03/2018

Olympic gold medalists GB women’s hockey team wore their brightest and boldest s...

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Don’t wait for an illness you cannot see

Don’t wait for an illness you cannot see

02/03/2018

After locking myself up for a whole spring, moodier and more stressed than I had...

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'But you hardly eat anything?' Binge eating, Bulimia and me.

'But you hardly eat anything?' Binge eating, Bulimia and me.

02/03/2018

It's common for people suffering with bulimia to slip under the radar. A lot of...

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I see the warning signs in so many people

I see the warning signs in so many people

01/03/2018

I turn 35 later this year. I think I’ve ticked a fair few of the stereotypical b...

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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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