This link literally connects to the quote on page 154 that says "Isn't hate merely the result of wounded love?" Many of the battered women in this article sincerely thought that they were in love with their partners, partners who were beating them.
Lena reflects on her eating disorder in this chapter. The film that this article describes focuses on is about the physical and mental characteristics of eating disorders.
This article talks specifically about eating disorders among Asian women. Binge eating and bulimia are described in this article, which is important because Lena suffers from both afflictions.