The media draws in people vulnerable to scrutiny and rejection as well. Often the need to be perfect Is a way to try and cushion oneself from feeling vulnerable. For Eating Disorder sufferers, seeking perfection and the lure of celebrity status is an attempt to feel stronger but it often backfires because the industry is so harsh and perfection is unattainable.

http://news.yahoo.com/video/philadelphiacbs3-15751053/health-celebrity-r...

Most Recent Posts from When Food Is Family

Recovery from an Eating Disorder is Possible

But, recovery ought not be a set up for New Year's Resolution failure

On the Other Side: From Grief to Laughter and Play

Letting go of an eating disorder opens the door for desserts in life.

In Defense of the Bagel

That gluten rich bread product that tastes so good, especially the kind from NYC