Hi, Im a 16 year old Pakistani girl, living in California. I have been on a "diet" since I was 12, but since I was 14 it turned into an obsession. I literally began cutting my diet drastically, and would run at least an hour every single day. 2011 was the worst year ever for me. I would cry all the time, my grades plummeted t the ground, my friends stopped talking to me because Id always be so out of it. I would always feel so dizzy and sick, but just wanted to get skinnier. Now Im trying to recover, but am still scared of gaining weight, which is the real thing pulling me away from living my life. I already wasted half of 2012 on this stupid ED, but hopefully it will finish soon. This is not a real life, and i would love to learn how good life really can be without always struggling with body image. I would love to make more friends here, Im a pretty open person, so feel free to chat with me anytime. :) Im on CC literally every single day and try to help as best as I can, but maybe I should start taking my own advice.