Pretty much every other newspaper also covered this issue, understandably, as this is indeed a terrible story, although it's hard to imagine a study showing that the same number of children are receiving treatment for, say, schizophrenia getting the same amount of coverage. But then, of course, schizophrenia can't be illustrated with a photo of a little girl lifting up her shirt, as the Sun did.
The media is neither the cause of nor irrelevant to eating disorders. Sometimes, unfortunately, life is too complicated to fit in a snappy headline.
I looooved this. Thanks, Frances.
It will always be there, sitting between you and the incredible life that is waiting on the other side. So I guess it's up to you when you want to deal with it, how many years you think is enough of a sacrifice, how much life you are willing to lose.