The O.C. 'Wife opens up about her struggle.

on May 11, 2011 - The Dish

Things weren't always so perfect for Alexis Bellino. The Real Housewives of Orange County star reveals on this Sunday's episode that she once suffered from an eating disorder. In this exclusive preview, Alexis opens up for the first time about her affliction. She shares that her parents' divorce was what caused her issues with food: "My mom and dad's divorce was devastating for me, and it started an eating disorder."

Her problems became a serious health concern. It got to the point where she would go days without eating and even throw up. When things spiralled out of hand, Alexis took steps to become well again. Of her recovery Alexis says, "I just realized I had to get this thing under control, so I did." 

Tune in this Sunday to learn more about Alexis' struggles.