many people develop eating disorders after sexual trauma. it's a coping mechanism and a form of disassociating from their physical bodies. her extreme obesity, no doubt brought on by some sort of binge eating disorder, is just as terrible and unfortunate as the undernourishment of an anorexic.
i hate fat logic and pro-ana sentiment equally, but i do think a lot of people recognize the starvation-spectrum of eating disorders as being more serious and legitimate than those that leave suffers at normal weights or overweight.
i'm just an armchair psychologist but i think the quirky milk is officially dry