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A friend told me that she’d lost 10kg in 2 weeks by taking speed. I wanted to try it so I could show up skinny so this guy I like, Dan would notice me.

I got some and I started eating it. I had a bit each day and I didn’t feel hungry at all. I started losing weight. I couldn’t sleep, started grinding my teeth, was really anxious and started having nightmares.

I went to the party and the guy I liked was there, with his new gf. He didn’t even notice me. I got drunk and later that night I saw his gf and started screaming at her– I just lost it. My friend told me to leave and called me a psycho.

My life unravelled. I got glandular fever. When I started eating again I put on twice as much weight as I lost before the party. It took a year to get back to normal and I’m now repeating year 11.

I never want to feel like that again. I now try to eat healthily and go running. I feel great for the first time in so long. I’m lucky because as bad as it was, it could’ve been so much worse.

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