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How I started to beat my eating disorder

Nat dreaded the thought of group therapy, but in the end supporting others helped her to look after herself.

Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2019 by | comments

Categories: Eating problems

Becoming ‘Anoremic’

Laura reveals how accepting that she needed help with her anorexia and bulimia has transformed her life.

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2018 by

Categories: Eating problems

Eating problems at work: How you can help

Roughly 1 in 20 people struggle with eating problems. Here's how you can help them at work.

Posted on Monday, May 15, 2017 by Eleanor | comments

Categories: Eating problems | Work

Do I have a right to recovery?

Lucy talks about how not ever having a diagnosis has impacted on her recovery.

Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 by Lucy P | comments

Categories: Eating problems

Don't give up: A letter to myself

Rose Anne shares a letter she wrote to her younger self when in the depths of her eating disorder.

Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by Mental Health Selfies | comments

Categories: Eating problems

Saying goodbye to anorexia

Nicole blogs about her experience of living with anorexia and how treatment helped her to recover.

Posted on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by Nicole Williams | comments

Categories: Eating problems

Can you be a feminist and have an eating disorder?

[SPOILER: YES] Lilith shares her thoughts on how feminism and eating disorders are linked.

Posted on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 by Lilith | comments

Categories: Eating problems

Travelling with eating disorders

Juliette Burton blogs about the challenges of travelling with an eating disorder.

Posted on Monday, August 10, 2015 by Juliette Burton | comments

Categories: Eating problems

Are we mad? That's debatable

Posted on Friday, May 15, 2015 | comments

Categories: Eating problems | Exercise | Depression

Talking about eating problems

Dave blogs about how hearing from others who shared his experience of anorexia helped him in his recovery.

Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by Dave Chawner | comments

Categories: Eating problems

Anorexia: six years on

Hope blogs about her time in an adolescent psychiatric unit and her journey to overcome anorexia.

Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 | comments

Categories: Eating problems

...but you look fine to me?

Susanna talks about the difficulties of coping with mental health problems you can see, and those you can't.

Posted on Monday, October 20, 2014 by Susanna | comments

Categories: Eating problems | Self-harm

A young man coping with bulimia: my experience

Craig shares his experience of coping with bulimia.

Posted on Monday, July 28, 2014 by Craig | comments

Categories: Eating problems

Talking about mental health with Stuart Semple

Student Alex recounts his conversation about mental health with Mind ambassador, Stuart Semple.

Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014 by Alex | comments

Categories: Celebrity supporters | Eating problems

Abuse and eating problems

Georgie talks about how the abuse she's experienced relates to her eating disorder.

Posted on Monday, February 24, 2014 | comments

Categories: Eating problems | Abuse

My eating disorder: feeling out of control

Ian blogs for us about his experience of coping with an eating disorder.

Posted on Monday, February 24, 2014 by Ian | comments

Categories: Eating problems

Eating disorders are not a lifestyle choice

Georgina's blog for Time to Change on her experience of bulimia and anorexia and the misconceptions she faced.

Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2012 by Georgina | comments

Categories: Eating problems

Binge eating disorder: it felt momentous to have a calm, ordinary conversation about it

A blog for Time to Change about binge eating disorder and how opening up about it made it easier to cope with

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by Anonymous | comments

Categories: Eating problems

Not just a girl's disease...

Mark blogs about his experience with anorexia.

Posted on Friday, February 25, 2011 by Mark Gould | comments

Categories: Eating problems

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