Dancing With Ana is the story of sixteen year old Beth Baxter's struggle with the abandonment of her father. Since her father left a year ago, Beth's life merely resembles the one she's always known. Her pain slowly increases as the shock of his departure fades. Needing a distraction, Beth focuses on a new diet to lose ten pounds. Together with her three best friends, she embarks on a journey of desperation...and destruction. The one constant in her life is Jeremy, the boy she's grown up with who's become the young man she loves. This is a story about the journey to acceptance of one s own reality, the incredible bond that exists between friends and a love that truly endures all things.