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Maybe your approach was 'all your own'; you didn't use a 'program' but rather found your own solution. Tell us about it.

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 Post subject: 14 days off...body hrys
PostPosted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:58 pm 
After having a pain pill addiction for 7 years I decided to go on Suboxone when my daughter was born. While I've been on Suboxone for 7 years and I stopped after I wean myself down to .5 mg of strips it's been 13 days and my body aches and hurts and I have no energy please direct me into the right direction for some help I know this is the best form. And if ...

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 Post subject: Tramadol, Ugh
PostPosted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:52 am 
Some of you might recall that I went on 100 mg Tramadol/day as sort of a maintenance/antidepressant treatment almost 20 months ago after stopping a trial of 1mg Suboxone/day for depression.

(For those who don't know me, I was on Suboxone maintenance- up to 16 mg/day- for 3 years after an 8 year opioid addiction. I went off in 2013).

I should also throw in that during my active addiction Tramadol was a drug I ...

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 Post subject: When I focus
PostPosted: Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:13 pm 
This morning when I got my son off to school, after listening to a fellow recovering addict give pointers about changes that need to be made in ones life to fully recover I decided to try some focused meditation. Nothing too drastic, I was just focusing on my breathing and how I was feeling and once I got aware of how I felt, it was very disturbing. I felt uncomfortable, and almost miserable the more ...

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 Post subject: NOT EVERYONE NEEDS MEETINGS!!!
PostPosted: Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:58 pm 
Hey everyone!

I have been a heroin addict for 10 years (from 15-25) and I am now 9 months sober which is the longest I have gotten in the entire 10 years I have an addict.

Everyone is always pushing rehab and lots and lots of meetings. I have tried out patient, nope continued to use the entire time and I have tried to go to meetings and never left there feeling better only worse ...

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 Post subject: Trying to quit, any advice?
PostPosted: Tue Oct 06, 2015 6:01 pm 
I used pain killers for serveral years, and I used subutek and suboxone to come off of them. Now it's been about 3 years of using about 2 mg of subutek a day. I've since tapered to probably 0.5 mg a day and I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. I split the half a mg into two parts and do a morning dose and an evening dose. There will be ...

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 Post subject: Best way to get the most out of your sublingual strip?
PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2015 12:52 pm 
Hello all, I had a question , my sub doctor told me that when you take a whole strip you pretty much waste half of it , I take the 8/2 twice a day. Anyways he said that by cutting the strip in half, letting it fully dissolve and wait fifteen minutes before applying the other half. It seems to make perfect sense and I have noticed a difference by doing so. Has anyone else ...

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 Post subject: 5 year user, Wants to stop, and be free from this drug
PostPosted: Fri Jun 19, 2015 3:27 pm 
Hello every body! I just created a membership to this website. And was amazed at all of the support and help all of the members give to others who are struggling to kick this powerful drug. I will start with a little back ground information about how I got to where I am.. (Will try to keep it as short as possible).
Started using opiates when I was 16. Started with oxy, progressed into herion. ...

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 Post subject: Tips About Dosing
PostPosted: Sun Apr 05, 2015 7:35 am 
Does anyone have any tips about dosing that you would like to share?

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 Post subject: day 7 from 2 a day 5yrs
PostPosted: Wed Nov 26, 2014 6:05 pm 
From day 1 until this morning it's been tough to even climb stairs. no energy no motivation no strength.for the most part I have been completely positive. I haven't gone to work I took time off to do this. I started in the middle of a work week, so that I would have an entire following week also. The last three or four nights hace been almost completely sleepless nights, tossing and turning, restless legs, ...

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 Post subject: Join me in my recovery, please.
PostPosted: Wed Oct 29, 2014 11:10 pm 
Okay. So just to start this off with a bit of history...

I was using oxy for about 1.5 years. Started taking 5mg a day to 30-100mg a day. Usually closer to 30mg, but on weekends, sometimes I'd hit about 100mg.

Also, I was dependent on Klonopin and was taking 4-7mg a day for about 4 years. Well, my doctor stopped my prescription and said I had to go to a psychiatrist for it. I ...

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