-My name's Erica, I'm 16 yrs. old (17 in less than a month woo hoo!), and I've had an eating disorder for about 2 years now (anorexia nervosa with bulimic tendencies, or so it says on the diagnoses sheets my parents were given from the hospital).
-Therapy, hospitalizations, and such: I attend an adolecent support group once a week, see my therapist/psychologist/counselor/whateve
-I've spoken at a conference for girls with my adolecent group and just the other day I had the opportunity to speak at the ANAD candle light vigil... which honors those who have died from eating disorders and those who still struggle and are trying to recover.
-What my attitude towards EDs is right now: I've been in recovery for a few months now, but I hope that one day I will be completely recovered. I also hope that one day, the people that i know personally with eating disorders, as well as those i don't know and may never meet that also struggle, will be able to choose to recover or at least open their eyes and attempt to recover.
--- i think this is a pretty good introduction... so yeah, hi all...!