As a cartoonist, Lay uses effective images that allow the audience to relate to her story as one with sensible information than just a comic. Her images are realistic that as a member of the audience, the audience can tell what types of foods she is describing, as well as her size drawn due to her weight. Her images also have a sense of realism that makes her story clear. It allows the reader to have a better understanding with the images in conjunction with the words. Her facial expressions allows the audience to have a better visual of the emotional struggles Lay was going through when dealing with her food relationship.