We use cookies to enhance your visit. By continuing to browse you are agreeing to our use of cookies.       About Our Cookies right arrow     Accept and Hide cookie policy

Frances Shillito

Frances Shillito

Name: Frances Shillito
Age: 26
Year of the Fix: 2017
Location: Henley-on-Thames, Berkshire
Campaign: To show people with anorexia that recovery is possible

I was diagnosed with anorexia when I was 15.  I made myself so ill that two years later I found myself sitting in a room with my family being told by doctors that I had just two weeks to live if I didn’t get help.


The road to recovery has been incredibly tough and I suffered two relapses, but I made it thanks to a huge amount of support from my loved ones, and getting specialist treatment.


By sharing my personal experiences of anorexia in my Fixers booklet, I hope I can show other people struggling with the illness that if I can get better, anyone can.


I’m in a really good place now.  I work as a professional make-up artist and get to travel abroad a lot and work with some big names. 


For a long time, I never imagined life could be like this.  After going through such a dark time myself, it’s made me determined to help people with anorexia see that there is light at the end of the tunnel.


displaying 1 - 3 of 1480
Fixer hero
Fixer hero

Charity No 298643    Company No 2194957