#but please listen to the rules.
What’s this about a evidence for Wally having a Ed? Miss what secret lore are you sitting on?
It’s easy to miss and mentioned scarcely, but yes, there is some slight--and debatably circumstantial--evidence supporting this.
For some background information, speedsters rely on the Speedforce to contribute the energy they need to run. Before Wally managed to reign in control of his powers, his body had to resort to consuming an inordinate amount of food to balance out the energy his faulty connection to the Speedforce wasn’t providing. Wally’s dialogue frequently refers to this problem in the earlier issues of his run, but it eventually stems off as Wally grows into his powers and his aura starts to work as supposed to.
The Flash (1987) #1
The very first mention of this is actually in the first issue itself. The so-called ‘beast’ in this inner monologue is referring to Wally’s hunger, where he goes on to say, “it’s always time to feed the beast.” Three things we can infer from this: number one, Wally has a negative view on his body’s round-the-clock demand for food. Number two, there is never a time in his early adulthood where he is not hungry. Number three, ‘healthy’ foods often fall to the wayside of his diet because they do not supply the energy junk food--such as baby ruths--would.
The Flash (1987) #1
In the very same issue, we get this exchange. Wally’s friends comment on how much he eats--and therefore how much of the food he needs would be harmful in excess for any other person--and Wally replies by saying, “...I can’t go boppin’ off whenever I feel like it, like you guys. Always checking on my last meal and my next, that’s me.” In another dialogue bubble, Wally remarks that, “for once there’s enough food.”
This introduces two other ideas: one, Wally’s food intake, while seen as a benefit to having superspeed in the eyes of outsiders, is a source of shame for himself because it limits what he can and can’t do, and therefore his valued independence. Two, Wally spends a vast amount of time worrying about his intake and what he eats, and presumably, the amount of money he spends on making sure that he gets the food he needs in the first place. It also reinforces the aforementioned points that Wally is permanently hungry and that quote-unquote ‘unhealthy’ foods are his main source of energy.
The Flash (1987) #10
The last panel I want to talk about is this. For some clarification, the man Wally is talking to is Chunk, a man with a rather severe complex for “smooth, popular people” because of how ostracized he is from society. While working on a matter transmitter, it exploded and Chunk “swallowed” it, in effect making it so that Chunk has to constantly consume dense materials--mostly precious metals--to keep it from imploding his body. This also makes it possible for him to transport both living and nonliving matter into his own personal pocket dimension.
What specifically matters about the above panel is Wally, after having eaten a full-course meal in mere seconds, says, “I have to eat like that constantly just to stay even.” Again, his body’s demand for energy is specifically portrayed in a negative light, and furthermore is shown to damage his physical state if he’s not careful, since the word use of “even” is more or less stating that if Wally doesn’t eat as he needs to, he’s going to be as thin as a beanstalk with his insides shutting down in due effect.
Now, I’m not a psychologist. I don’t know what specific ED Wally has, or even if these symptoms/thoughts can even be classified as an ED. But what is clear as a reader is that Wally doesn’t have a good relationship with food, and is actively harmed in conjunction to it.
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